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Bachelor Degrees to Women (and Inversely, to Men) Over Time

From the Flowing Data blog that I follow (lots of cool graphs and data depictions), I saw an article showing the percentage of bachelor degrees conferred to women by major from 1970-2012. It was written by Randy Olson, a current Computer Science PhD … Continue reading

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700 MHz Licensed Spectrum to Bring Broadband to Rural Areas

I don’t expect folks to watch the entire thing, but here is a briefing I took part in today on bringing broadband to rural areas. Most of my talk is at 10-22 minutes, and then Q/A through the remainder.

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Aero(space) Engineers Wanted!

Late last month an article caught my eye about Boeing and Airbus “fighting like hell” for aerospace engineers. It is forecasted that the 2 big airline companies are will need to produce around 20,000 aircraft by 2030, while the recruitment … Continue reading

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Resources to Support/Encourage Women in Technology

It has been almost 5 decades now since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. It emphasized and legalized that the payment for female workers should not be less than that which a man performing the same job receives. But … Continue reading

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What Happens to Girls in STEM?

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