pinboard July 25, 2012

  • How to suck at your religion – The Oatmeal
  • ReadWriteWeb: Girls Who Code: Crashing the "Brogram"
    The high-tech industry is largely a guy’s world made up of brogrammers and job ads that ask, "Want to bro down and crush code?" Small wonder that women made up just 21% of all programmers in 2010, off from 24% in 2000. Or that less than 10% of venture-backed companies have women founders. An organization called Girls Who Code is trying to reboot the system starting from the beginning.
    Girls Who Code is working to close the tech gender gap by teaching girls 13 to 17 the skills they need for a career in technology. Its first program is this summer, eight weeks of 8-hour sessions in New York City where 20 girls are learning everything from coding to pitching a business plan to investors…
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