What Men (and Everyone, Really) Can Do To Support Gender Equity in Tech

I recently received this thoughtful question about the role of male allies in solving the gender imbalance in the tech industry: As a guy in the tech industry, I honestly don’t know how to fix most of the issues… I do want to help, but like many other guys I don’t know the best way to do it. I recognize and accept that there are biases and barriers in our industry, but I don’t on know what can be done. ...more
wanek Thanks! That's lovely to hear from someone at NCWIT!more

Users as Co-Creators: On Tech, Art, and Meaning

Have you ever seen an interview with an artist - a writer, say - where they're asked about the meaning of their work, and they say something like, "It is whatever you say it is?"It can come off as elusive, flippant, or falsely innocent. But those artists have discerned an important truth about their vocation: Art cannot exist without an audience....more
Two current examples on my mind:   I know this isn't about tech, but I just became aware of it ...more