Grace Hopper

16 Female Discoveries and Inventions That Were Credited to Men

Here's to women finally getting the recognition they deserve.<p>Women have made breakthroughs in technology and science—among other areas—since the beginning of time, but they haven't always been recognized for them. Ahead, we've highlighted 16 important females who either had men take credit for …

Women in Science

12 New Books About Science-Loving Girls & Women

A Mighty Girl's top picks of newly released books starring girls and women who love science, engineering, and math!<p>With the demand for stories about …

Women in Science

3D Face Reconstruction

3D Face Reconstruction from a Single Image<p>This is an online demo of our paper <i>Large Pose 3D Face Reconstruction from a Single Image via Direct</i> …

Marie Curie

Hopper ceremony caps renaming transition

Sep 06, 2017<p>Staff Reporters<p>Throughout her career as a Navy admiral, Grace Hopper GRD ’34 kept a special kind of clock in her office: A clock that ran …

Women in Science

Goodbye, Calhoun: Students forge new identity as dedication set for renamed Yale residential college

Seven months after Yale renamed Calhoun College in honor of Grace Murray Hopper, students are looking to the future as the college tries to shed its previous controversial identity.<p>Hopper, who graduated from the college in 1934, replaces U.S. vice president and class of 1804 graduate John C. …

News (U.S.)

Vladimir Putin’s Challenger, John Lewis Bans Gendered Labels for Kids, and Celine Dion Hawks Handbags

A female challenger to Russian President Vladimir Putin? Russian financial paper <i>Vedomosti</i> reported last week that it could happen.<p>Hold your …

Celine Dion

This Week in Geographic History, September 4 – 10

09/03/2017 · by alukacs119 · in Classroom Ideas, Weekly Warm-Up, Main. ·<p>Here’s an advance look at some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week. For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan …

Earth Science

Calhoun Who? Yale Drops Name of Slavery Advocate for Computer Pioneer

NEW HAVEN — In a dining hall at Yale University, the portrait of an avid proponent of slavery has been replaced with a shield depicting a heraldic dolphin.<p>On Tuesday, beneath the dolphin’s fearsome eye, Yale’s president and the Navy’s chief of operations will make speeches, a chaplain will offer a …

Higher Education

30 Quotes on the Importance of Loyalty to Touch Your Heart

“It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for.” – Emilie Autumn<p>“the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious.” – Ally …

Women in Science

The First 1940s Coders Were Women–So How Did Tech Bros Take Over?

The black and white photos showed smartly dressed women deftly configuring wires on an enormous machine—the first general-purpose all-electronic …

Computer Science

20 Books and Toys About Programming

<i>A Mighty Girl's top picks of books about women in technology and toys & games that introduce kids of all ages to coding!</i><p>Computers and technology are …

Kids

Don't hate COBOL until you've tried it

COBOL is the Rodney Dangerfield of programming languages—it doesn't get any respect. It is routinely denigrated for its verbosity and dismissed as …

Programming

Uh Oh, ANTIFA: The Entire State Of Virginia Is Named After A Slave-Trader

'That is antifascism/antifa'

Women in Science

White people calling for “unity”: Your good intentions aren’t enough

Stop mourning Charlottesville with "this isn't us" and weak cries to "come together." Denounce bigotry instead<p>The despicable violence in Charlottesville prompted an outpouring of statements over the weekend by politicians who had been all too willing to play along, whether tacitly or overtly, with …

Racism

Google Should Find the Balls to Champion Diversity

<b>Individual sexist views don’t hurt gender equality nearly as much as the failure of tech companies to make a stand against them.</b><p>What’s most depressing about the Google anti-diversity memo saga is not James Damore’s pathetic attempt to justify his ideologically-based sexist views with flimsy scraps …

Gender

When it comes to gender equality, tech firms are stuck in the past

A Google employee's 10-page letter about gender at the company ripped through Silicon Valley this week, putting into writing what many feared about …

Gender

Words for Mistakes

Photo: kasinv<p><b>Definition:</b><p><b>:</b> slip of the pen<p>Counted as error was any departure from conventional orthography, whether an apparent misspelling, lapsus …

Vocabulary

Fired Google Engineer Clearly Knows Little About Women in Technology

NEWS ANALYSIS: A Google engineer’s assertion that women aren’t suited for jobs in the technology industry because of biological differences is …

Enterprise Tech

Tim Berners-Lee Launches The World's First Website

August 1, 1967<p>The US Navy recalls Grace Murray Hopper to active duty. From 1967 to 1977, Hopper served as the director of the Navy Programming Languages Group in the Navy’s Office of Information Systems Planning and was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1973. She developed validation software for …

Computer Science

17 Cute AF Products You Have To Buy If You Are A Woman Who Codes

I am woman, hear me [type furiously on my mechanical keyboard].

Cute

Donald Trump is supporting Anthony Scaramucci’s attacks on Reince Priebus: report

Donald Trump has been musing aloud whether he should fire his chief of staff<p>Given how much President Donald Trump claims to respect the military (emphasis on the word “claims”), it’s surprising that he hasn’t familiarized himself with this quote by Grace Hopper:<p>“Leadership is a two-way street, …

Donald Trump

Right Here, Right Now: 27 Simple Actions to Support Women in Tech

If cars can drive themselves and a settlement on Mars is within reach in the next decade, it seems reasonable we could have an awesome environment …

Leadership

But Will You Buy A Car From An Ugly Woman (Um, Person) With A British Accent?

On Tuesday, the Advertising Standards Authority, one of a few British advertising regulators, announced that "new rules would be developed to ban …

Advertising Industry

BBC Blogs - Academy - ‘It’s like planning a dinner’: How they tried to attract women to computer programming

‘It’s like planning a dinner’: How they tried to attract women to computer programming<p>Charles Milleredits this blog. Twitter: @chblm<p>Comments<p>This week’s BBC Academy podcast is taken from an event held at the BBC to encourage more women to apply for jobs in its Design & Engineering division.<p>The …

Computer Science

IBM Is Using The Crowd To Help Advance Its Quantum Computer

As the current era of digital technology comes to an end, we are entering a new age in which possibilities expand once again. Related posts: The Very …

Innovation

The Best Online Coding Bootcamps for Building on Your Skills

From new coders to more experienced developers hoping to refresh their skills ahead of a career move, coding bootcamps can be a great resource for …

Programming

21 Inspiring Quotes From History's Greatest Inventors

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but invention brings its own benefits as these brilliant inventors have shown.<p>June is the birth month of Alan Turing. Without his work, there would be no computers (plus, the Nazis might have won WWII). Every day, I have reason to be thankful to pioneers of …

Alan Turing

LISTEN NOW: The Limit Does Not Exist: College 2.0

Listen to the full episode here:<p>If you had the chance to go back to college and do it all over again, would you? And what would you do differently? For our 50th episode of The Limit Does Not Exist we’re diving into a new approach to interdisciplinary education with Connecticut College president …

Education

Tech: Is Ohio the new tech hotbed? - Bizwomen

<b>Ohio? Oh.</b> Looking for a tech job? It’s no longer, California, here I come, ZipRecruiter reports. You might want to move to Ohio instead.<p>The job …

Silicon Valley

Uber just lost a powerful diversity ally

Uber just lost a powerful ally for getting more women into its workforce.<p>The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology confirmed that it has cut ties with Uber over high profile allegations of sexism at the company.<p>"We felt compelled to take action in light of the many serious accusations Uber …

Diversity