How Did You Start Coding?
Nov 05, 2015
In this article we publish the results of two surveys on how and when the respondents started programming, followed by the stories of several InfoQ editors telling how they started coding and their professional life journey.
Women in Agile
Diane Zajac-Woodie, Michael Norton
Jun 21, 2015
Diane Zajac-Woodie, Michael Norton overview common biases regarding gender and how some of the practices used by agile teams may be perpetuating a culture of subtle inequality.
The Evolution of Engineering Culture: Oh, the Places We've Been
Feb 15, 2015
Melissa Pierce discusses the metamorphosis of programming from "a room full of inconsequential women working on math and logic problems" to "a room full of important men doing math and logic problems" in an attempt to explain the history and now of CS culture, gender relations, and tensions between hardware and software engineering without pointing fingers.
Debunking the Steve Rule
Jul 19, 2014
Corinna Brock discusses the place of women in software development, how to be a minority, how to increase their number and how to keep the current ones.
The History of Women in Technology
Apr 24, 2014
Sarah Dutkiewicz takes a trip through the history of computing and presents some of the women that have been instrumental in advancing the computing industry.
Panel: Who Says You Have to Be a Guy to Be a Geek?
Susan Potter and JP Chance
Jul 14, 2011
Susan Potter and JP Chance address the issue of being few women in software development teams, explaining why it matters, and what can be done to improve the situation.
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