women in computer science

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You Don’t Look Like a Programmer

2014-12-11T13:04:02+00:00

After talking about the weather, one of the easiest ways to strike up a conversation with someone is to ask them "what do you do?" Like you, I've been asked this a lot. I don't know what kind of responses you get, but one of the top ten I receive is, "Really? You don't look like a programmer!" I usually smile, and try to find something witty to say, often asking them in return what they think a programmer should look like.

You Don’t Look Like a Programmer2014-12-11T13:04:02+00:00

Hedy Lamarr – Empowering Girls and Women in STEM

2014-11-17T21:02:50+00:00

Inventor & Actress Paved Way for Women in Tech Hedy Lamarr is best known as a glamorous and talented actress who captivated audiences during the Golden Age of film. But many don’t know that she was also a tech pioneer who helped pave the way for girls and women in computer science. In 1942, Lamarr and her pianist, George Antheil, wanted to come up with a way to secure torpedo radio signals used in wartime. One problem with military technology during World War II was that radio signals were not secure. They were sent along one frequency band, which could easily [...]

Hedy Lamarr – Empowering Girls and Women in STEM2014-11-17T21:02:50+00:00