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Tag Archives: IT
This has been Homecoming Weekend at our local university, the University of New Brunswick (UNB). It’s been a glorious early fall weekend for alumni to gather and reminisce. Yesterday morning, as part of the festivities, an enthusiastic crowd of computer … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend our university’s annual Computer Science Research Expo, which is a day filled with student poster sessions, student and faculty research presentations, and industry panel discussions. I hadn’t had the luxury … Continue reading
Note again: With apologies to non-French readers, this is another exercise in French. If any of my former students or IT colleagues read the final paragraph of this post and think I am referring to them as “old students”, “anciens” … Continue reading
‘Women in IT’ is back in the news. Girl Scouts in Los Angeles can now work towards a new merit badge in video game development. They’re the first Girl Scout (Guide) chapter to introduce this, developed in conjunction with WIGI … Continue reading
Why is it that I have to keep being reminded – over and over again – that much of what we read or hear in the media is missing context. Why is it that I continue, year after year, to … Continue reading
There have been a striking number of articles about women in business and politics in the past six months or so: the lack of women on corporate boards, the successful use of quotas for women on boards in Europe, the … Continue reading
Let’s start with STEM. What comes to mind? Plant stems? Long-stemmed roses (or tulips)? Stemware? Stem cells? For those of us who are immersed in the world of science and technology, STEM has a different meaning; it stands for Science, Technology, … Continue reading
Accessibility, usability, assistive technology. What does it all mean? Does it matter to you? The honest answer is that it may well not matter to you, at least not now. But it may matter to you later, and it may … Continue reading