Tag Archives: women in technology

Aaron Swartz on misogyny in technology

Tweet The world lost a genius when Aaron Swartz committed suicide. It also lost a sensitive soul willing to turn an eye towards the uglier side of the industry he loved. Here, excerpts of a 2007 interview in which Swartz discusses misogyny in technology. He was only 21 at the time: Philipp Lenssen: Can you [...]
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Marissa Mayer doesn’t particularly care for feminism

TweetBut Marissa Mayer wouldn’t be where she is today were it not for feminism. Here’s what she told the PBS-AOL series “Makers” about her relationship to feminism: I don’t think that I would consider myself a feminist. I think that I certainly believe in equal rights, I believe that women are just as capable, if [...]
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Ladies who tech at SXSW and beyond

TweetIt’s that time of year where I run off to nerdy spring break in Austin, TX to hang out with geeks and eat breakfast tacos. This year the feminist offerings of SXSW are extensive–the conference just gets more and more progressive every year. If you are going to be at SXSW try some of these [...]
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