Why Women Stopped Coding | Seems odd to me, but probably true!
I was very interested in the NPR article quoted below because it answers a question I have long pondered: Why aren’t there more female programmers? During my 10 years as an IT professional, I never played computer games for very long. Why? Because there were so many things that I could learn about and build, so playing games…
Happy 50th Birthday, #BASIC – You were my inspiration!
I first met BASIC in the early 1980s when our new family Commodore 64 came with Introduction to BASIC, Part I. Wow – a machine that I could talk to, that would respond, and that loved logic as much as I did! I was truly hooked, and when the Internet arrived in the early 1990s, I took…
UVa Coursera: The Modern World: Global History since 1760 _Week 6 Reflection
So glad I signed up for this course! Listening calmly to the lectures without trying to cram for an exam is making this the very best history course that I have ever taken! As an undergraduate
Looking forward to UVa Coursera: The Modern World: Global History since 1760
After just the first two lectures, I am hooked! This is going to be a great course. As usual, I will be writing occasional reflections on this UVa MOOC. The course just started today so there is plenty of time to sign up at Coursera. Hope you will join me! This is a survey of…