Cross the Streams
In Cross the Streams IT Performance Blog, IT Evangelist and Aussie Paul Muller questions conventional thinking and crosses the boundaries between information, technology and culture in this virtual walkabout.

Techtosterone? Where are the women in technology?

On the 20th of July, one of the less than two hundred people who've visited space left us for a higher orbit. I bet you started to think about all of the male astronauts you knew who might have passed on? It's not your fault - whether it's doctors, physicists or programmers - media has largely conditioned us to assume that technical, hard sciences are exclusively the stomping grounds of men.


However, as Sally Ride, Marie Curie, others have demonstrated, woman have had an outsized impact on the field—when given half a chance. The question really is why are we not doing more to encourage them?

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