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Modesitt on the Fallacy of Undergrad as Vocational Programming

I am guilty of advocating more women pursue STEM degrees, but I’m also one hundred percent behind my daughter’s choice of career in vocal performance. At one point in her life, she was perfectly happy to pursue a STEM related … Continue reading

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How Two Sentences Overturned 200 Years Of Mathematical Precedent

http://io9.com/how-two-sentences-overturned-200-years-of-mathematical-1697483698 shortest-known paper in a serious math journal The first comment is super cool. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem

Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/23/just-another-white-dude-writing-about-diversity/ Maybe, just maybe, a perception of the tech industry as a toxic environment for women has had something to do with that decline. Maybe the pipeline problem is not independent … Continue reading

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What’s Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph : Planet Money : NPR

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/05/09/310114739/whats-your-major-four-decades-of-college-degrees-in-1-graph?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20140509 Sad to see that STEM degrees haven’t gained much ground.  I’m rather disappointed in the Math stats (pun intended). Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Twitter Board Controversy Shows Depth of Gender Gap in Silicon Valley | TIME.com

http://business.time.com/2013/12/06/twitter-board-controversy-shows-depth-of-gender-gap-in-silicon-valley/ We need more women to pursue STEM careers and take back tech! Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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