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Even Science Says Women Should Be Tweeting About Sexism | Emma Gray | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women

"Shorter #OscarNoms: White men FTW," I tweeted the morning the Oscar nominations were announced. I watched my phone buzz as women (and men) retweeted ...

This 'True Love' Bra Is One Step Away From A Chastity Belt

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.27.2014 | Women

In the market for a high-tech chastity belt for your chest? Look no further than the, True Love Tester Bra, brought to you by Japanese lingerie compan...

POLL: How Do You Find Balance In A Wired World?

Posted 10.13.2013 | Women

Does your smartphone help or hinder you? Is Facebook a blessing or a beast? Real Simple and The Huffington Post realize that living in the digital age...

Can This Solve Wikipedia's Women Problem?

Posted 08.26.2013 | Women

Wikipedia has a notable woman problem -- but one group of women is determined to start fixing it. Earlier this month, Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wa...

What the Facebook IPO Means

Clara Shih | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology
Clara Shih

It's electrifying here in Silicon Valley this week, even more so than usual. Normally, many of us are heads down, focused on our own companies, but right now, even in the land of "what's next?" all anyone can talk about is the Facebook IPO.

Lilypad Arduino

Adda Birnir | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology
Adda Birnir

When I tell people that one of my personal goals is to bring more women into tech, and that I plan to do so by making tech learning fun and accessible, a lot of people -- usually men -- worry that what I am doing is patronizing.

The Role of Mentorship for Women in Technology

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology
Ekaterina Walter

So why aren't there more female leaders among us? This is the question that is particularly relevant for male-dominated industries like technology, but applicable everywhere else.

Fighting Stereotypes One Day At A Time

Sophia Chung | Posted 05.18.2012 | Technology
Sophia Chung

In a sea full of software engineers, I stick out like a sore thumb. So much, in fact, that I often need to clarify what I'm doing in a crowd of Silicon Valley's tech elites. The biggest red flag? I'm female.

Wikipedia Needs Women

Sarah Stierch | Posted 03.19.2012 | Women
Sarah Stierch

As I write this, I watch our team of staff and volunteers slowly black out Wikipedia, and I realize what women would have to lose if this blackout became permanent.

Women Buy More Tech Products Than Men -- So Why Are We Still Stuck With Pink Laptops?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Contrary to stereotypes, women buy more tech products than men, according to a recent survey. Here's why it matters.

Can a Game Console Make Mums Feel Less Guilty?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

Products like the Kinect can and will play a huge part in our kids' future development. With it's immersive interactivity, the experience becomes as much about kids teaching themselves as it is about being taught.

Technology Makes Women Happy, says report

Telegraph | Claudine Beaumont, Technology Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Having access to computers, the internet and communication devices can increase people's sense of satisfaction and wellbeing, according to research ca...