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But they all share a passion for what they do. This book gives voice to their real-world experiences and concerns of technology's female side. Originally published as a series on the O'Reilly Network, Women in Technology is the brainchild of Tatiana Apandi, an associate editor at O'Reilly. Topics tackled by the articles in this remarkable collection include: Where are all the women in technology? Many hold prominent positions as founders of successful companies, but we often forget to mention that in discussion.
Social Engineering: An increasing number of women serve technical projects in what's often perceived as a nurturing role. Tech Startups: Why what is often considered the riskiest professional venture can be the most satisfying personal route. Are there more female-friendly programming languages? Consider the merits of Python for women. Is there gender inequality? Do you care? Or is it not a part of the equation for personal success at all? Face-to-face collaboration: Suggestions for how to build stronger tech communities, starting with making all feel welcome.
And there is much more. This collection gives you a glimpse at the lives offemale technologists. You will find that each viewpoint-from system administrators to CEOs, from those just beginning promising careers to the retired-expands and enriches the discussion of gender in our world today.
|Contributed by:||O'Reilly & Associates|
|Publisher:||O'Reilly Media, Incorporated|
|Publish Date:||Dec 15, 2007|
|Number of Pages:||64|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.0|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||2.0 x 10.0 x 8.0|
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