Well, this is unsettling. According to this year's data, not a single female student, black student, or Latino student took the AP computer science exam in either Montana or Mississippi. That means it was pretty much just all white dudes. Not exactly a heartening indicator of all that "diversity in tech" that tech…
Today's Google Doodle is for Grace Hopper, pioneering computer scientist who would've celebrated her 107th birthday today. The search engine is pointing to Hopper's achievements to kick off Computer Science Education Week, the centerpiece of which is the Hour of Code project, a fun, hands-on way to get students into…
We'll never be able to change the startup gender ratio until more women get into computer programming at a young age. But what's it actually like to learn computer science as a teenage girl? The New York Observer got eight high schoolers to share their stories.
Last week, Harvard celebrated a record number of female students declaring a computer science major. But the school — and the field — may still have a ways to go.
I once wrote the football results in the middle of a literature paper to see if the teacher was really reading it. This guy included Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up in acrostic form. Updated.
Last year was the first year ever that more PhDs went to women than men. Now will academia eventually reflect the shifting paradigm?
Is the "geeky" image of computer science turning women off to the field? A new scientific study thinks so - but are the forces creating the gender gap in technology really just the perception of comic books and video games?