Well, here’s an interesting twist in the ongoing saga of Silicon Valley and diversity: A (male) former Yahoo employee has filed a lawsuit alleging that Marissa Mayer and other powerful women at the company were engaging in gender discrimination (against men).
On Wednesday morning, a venture capitalist with an invented name typed an op-ed with his pointer fingers for the Wall Street Journal’s website, with advice for women about succeeding in the workplace in the tech industry. Namely: don’t even try.
Aspirationally woke tech company PayPal is attempting to solve tech’s gender gap with an all-male panel.
Women ripping their semi-famous, misogynist dads is what the internet was made for.
Cool, cool, cool, cool.
Efforts to slay the work-life balance dragons are finally center stage—studies, books, and powerful women have made it a buzzy cause du jour. But that doesn’t mean every single woman with a corporate success story should be expected to discuss this issue at length, especially in contexts meant to highlight their…
Only a few days after a band of angry redditors demanded her resignation, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao is inadvertently giving them exactly what they wanted.
Diversity in tech is a widespread problem, and Apple is actually going to address it today. In an interview with Mashable, Tim Cook admitted that Apple needs more diversity—and hinted that today’s keynote at WWDC will feature at least one woman. Which would make this the seventh woman ever to be on the Apple stage.
Here's some hot tech news about a hot new app with a hot new idea: Bumble is a forthcoming app that appears to be yet another product devoted to creating "a safe and respectful community" for single women looking to find love. They're working to weed out the charming boneheads who frequent the dating apps you're…
I'm glad Walter Isaacson is getting such an outpouring of love from reviewers and talk-show hosts for including Ada Lovelace in The Innovators, his new history of the digital revolution.1 Thanks to Isaacson, Lovelace is finally receiving at least a few bytes of the attention she deserves for having written the first…
AOL CEO Susan Lyne is stepping down for a position with an in-house AOL venture fund aimed at supporting digital startups led by women. Lyne, who was the CEO of AOL's brand group, will the lead the the project.
If you're a woman and you want to launch a tech company, there's a damn good chance you're going to face some moments of abject sexism.
After years of pressure, Google has released the breakdown of exactly who works for them. To Google, these numbers show that the company is being transparent about the strides they're making to address a real issue. To everyone else, they're pretty much better late than never.
Today, I will tell you what now seems like an impossible story, but it's a true story. It starts out like "This one time, I was at band camp…" only, it wasn't band camp; it was "computer camp." Summer 1984, I entered an unpopular girl and I left the Belle of the Ball.
GoldieBlox has inspired much enthusiasm among adults. The concept—disrupt the pink aisle! provide girls with an alternative to princess-mania!—is the stuff TED talks and viral videos are made of. But are the toys actually any good? Those videos aren't just a P.S.A. campaign—they're advertisements. And there, the…
If you have preconceived notions about models being dumb and coders being nerdy white dudes, prepare to abandon them. Lyndsey Scott has modeled for brands like DKNY, Victoria's Secret, Gucci and Prada. But she also knows Python, Objective C, and iOS, and builds apps in her spare time.
On Friday's Today show, Matt Lauer interviewed Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. While the conversation skimmed the surface of revealing any actual information – Twitter is so hip and cool! Sometimes people send mean tweets! Man everyone there is young! – Costolo subtly tried to smooth over the company's "woman problem" with…
Today, an anchor at Fox Business wondered aloud during a broadcast if the "female brain" is to blame for the glass ceiling. I dunno, dude. Is the male brain to blame for saying idiotic shit on television?
Perhaps it's the intense focus on hiring practices, but InfoWorld is reporting that based off of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women in computer science-related fields have gotten more jobs this year than men have.