To put it bluntly, no. Of course it’s not OK. But if that’s all there was to it, this would be a very short blog post. Let’s try that again… For those of you who haven’t seen it, Silicon Valley … Continue reading Silicon Valley on the small screen: Is it OK that there are no women in it?
Lucia Velasco is a 19 year old programmer at Rocketmakers. She spoke to me about her experience of being a women of tech, how she learned to be a developer and the best ways for dealing with imposter syndrome as a developer. Continue reading Talking to… Lucia Velasco
There is a general consensus that unless girls are encouraged into technology before they hit puberty, they are unlikely to pick it up as a career.
But is there more to it than that? Continue reading Get them while they’re young: Is this the only way to get women into tech?
Everyone’s heard of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first people on the moon, but without the work of Katherine Johnson they might never have made it. Born in West Virginia in 1918, the daughter of a handyman and a … Continue reading Awesome Women of Tech – Katherine Johnson
In a lot of the interviews on this blog, the women I have spoken to have mentioned imposter syndrome. Rosie Bennett, Julia Wilson, Hannah Atkinson and Rosie Campbell have all either identified themselves as suffering from it on occasions or … Continue reading Pay no attention to the woman behind the curtain: My experience of Imposter Syndrome
I’m talking about the remake that made the internet so angry that it forced one of the stars to close down their social media account due to the amount of unadulterated hate they received.
Of course, I’m talking about Ghostbusters. Continue reading Can Ghostbusters prove the ingrained misogyny of the internet?
Julia Wilson Lead Developer Hi Julia, thanks for agreeing to this interview. I think it would be good to start with a little bit about what you do? Hi Elspeth, I’m a lead developer currently working on apps running on connected … Continue reading Talking to… Julia Wilson
In a recent post, Mashable highlighted the “era of rose gold” in all things tech. Indeed, Apple, Samsung and Sony are among the tech companies now offering their products in pink (whatever they may choose to call it). Continue reading Tech As Self-Expression: No, I don’t want a pink external hard drive
In the news last week, and you might have seen it, there was quite a lot of time given to a woman who was sent home on her first day at a work for not wearing high heeled shoes. This … Continue reading Should you choose a job in tech because you get to wear jeans?
Rosie Campbell is a Research Technologist at the BBC and an all-round awesome lady. I spoke to her about life as a woman of tech. Continue reading Talking to… Rosie Campbell