A review — but also a nod to the women of the programming world of tech…what the headline calls, “The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech”
The Innovators, Walter Isaacson’s new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history...
From NPR website: Jean Jennings (left) and Frances Bilas set up the ENIAC in 1946. Bilas is arranging the program settings on the Master Programmer. Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania
From the Chronicle of Higher Ed blogs:
The Etiology of Turgid Drivel
(Just for fun.)
I LOVE my librarian colleagues — they share more articles on our themes that we’ve even missed…this one applies to a number of research topic ideas…
What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station?
Video is the future of the web. You can no longer launch a new smartphone, inaugurate a Kickstarter campaign, or even announce a business partnership without accompanying it with a slickly produced…
To go along with our “Big Data” theme – here’s a real-time, interactive visualization of what Americans are doing with their time, based on the American Time Use Survey.
This afternoon, James Flynn, lectured on intelligence and discussed the Raven’s Progressive Matrix, along with the Flynn Effect. “Is Psychology a science?” was one of his questions.
He also has a TED talk if you are interested on this topic…
Do you need more Nicholas Carr? His new book comes out this week.
The Glass Cage