Wednesday, August 24, 2016

One down, ...

Harvey Mudd College now had more women in CS than men, as reported here.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Racism in the Research Lab

Seems it's not just in computing ... from the NY Times.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Silent support is not enough

Saw this link from Barbara Boucher Owens.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Twitter working on diversity, as are others ...

... by changing people in the role of "Diversity Chief"as reported in this article in the NY Times.  But is it enough?  I mean, we in education are often accused of "just making a new course" to cover a curricular hole or overlooked but important issues, is this the same in the world of technology?

Well, it's a start I suppose :)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Diversity in Academia

Just a quick link on diversity in the Academy.

Friday, October 16, 2015

A Science Issue, a Human Issue

Latest found in Astronomy, but an problem that is found in many places, as reported here by NPR.

Friday, September 11, 2015

DO-IT video on inclusive teaching ...

The University of Washington's DO-IT program has been a great resource for exploring the intersection of computing and disability/accessibility, here is a recent (2015) 11 minute video on what I would term "Universal Teaching" (i.e., where universal design meets computing education) which is more of an ideal to which we should aim and work to realize as much as possible.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Three simple was to improve diversity in tech hiring

They seem simple, and have been tried in other contexts, should be considered in tech as well in conjunction with others means.