REMIX: Women in Technology Final Presentation

My final project is a gallery of remixed components looking at the current role of women in technology. In doing so, I purposefully appropriated other content (visual, text, and audio) in order to create a powerful commentary on the lack of women in technology. My gallery begins with a series of photoshopped images. I start... Continue Reading →

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The final countdown…

As we rapidly approach the end of the semester, I find myself loaded with final projects. In order to manage the multitude of projects, I (try) to break down my projects into smaller deliverables. That being said...here's my countdown to-do list for Remix: Vidding: I am excited to start this assignment! Since I envision using this assignment as... Continue Reading →

A {brief} reflection…

What can I add to the conversation on women in technology? I keep coming back to this question. While I received some feedback on my project, I received no specific suggestions about what people wanted to see/get out from my project. I'm not sure how to interpret the lack of feedback. Does this mean people don't... Continue Reading →

Redacted + Remixed: Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber

In August of 2017, a Google software engineer published a 10-page manifesto titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber." The author argues that women are underrepresented in tech not because they face bias and discrimination in the workplace, but because of inherent psychological differences between men and women. This manifesto states that the search giant’s left-leaning biases... Continue Reading →

“Final” Project Proposal

Over the past week, I have been reflecting on how to give more structure to my original project proposal: A year ago, if anyone had asked me about programming, I would have said something to the extent of "it's okay" or "it's really hard." My freshman year, I was enrolled in an introductory programming class... Continue Reading →

Weekly Remix: MaKey MaKey

This semester, I am working with a professor to develop a toolkit to creatively engage kids ages 3 to 7 in coding. One of the tools already on the market is called a MaKey MaKey: a microcontroller which acts as a physical extension of the computer. While presenting this video, the professor said "Scratch (a... Continue Reading →

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