Erin Barker

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The First Woman PhD in Computer Science Was a Nun

Sister Mary Kenneth Keller, born in Ohio in 1914, entered the Sisters of Charity in 1932 and professed her vows in 1940. She went on to study at …

19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women

Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many …

Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech

<b>1. “A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things.”</b><br>— Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (pictured), the U.S. …

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive …

Prisons turn to computer algorithms for deciding who to parole

Prison parole boards are turning from intuition to computer assessments as states look to cut costs at correctional facilities, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. At least 15 states have begun requiring some type of risk assessment tool to help parole boards judge whether or not an inmate should be …

Obamacare Website Problems Continue To Emerge

By David Morgan and Lewis Krauskopf<p>Oct 14 (Reuters) - The Obama administration has made headway against an online bottleneck that jammed enrollment for the president's healthcare reform, but new technical problems greeted users on Monday, showing how difficult it will be to get consumers registered …