It's Ada Lovelace Day today! Today we're joining people around the globe who are raising the visibility of women in computing and other STEM fields by recognizing women whose contributions they admire.
Did you know that when groups make decisions by majority rule, and there’s only one woman in the group, that woman contributes less than half of her share of the conversation compared to the men? When groups strive towards consensus decisions, however -- rather than majority rule -- they see near equal participation from men and women, according to a new study published in American Political Science Review.
It's summertime, and we're thinking about ... JOBS.
We know we're not alone. Whether you love it or hate it, whether you're taking a vacation from one or looking for one, jobs matter. Jobs drive our economy and signal our health and wealth. Innovation spurs jobs, and jobs spur innovation. Our job is often a hallmark of who we are, how we define ourselves.
NCWIT was fortunate this week to have a seat in the audience at the first Big Boulder conference, hosted by local startup Gnip, which brought together some of the best minds in the business to discuss trends and ideas in big data.