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The History of Women Hackers

Because we are all feminists at the Digital Humanities Initiative, we are not only committed to outreach, problem solving, and good clean fun. We are also committed to digging up all the evidence we can find that computer technology has a long and diverse history. Today’s gem tells the story of six female mathematicians recruited […]

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Sarah Sze's World on a String, featured on Shannon's Blog

Faculty Profile | Shannon Mattern

When we started thinking about Wikipedia and feminism, we immediately went to see what Shannon Mattern had to say about it. On December 4th, Project Continua and The Digital Humanities Initiative are teaming up for a Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon, a public event to right and write women’s history (see our Events section for details.). As a crowd-sourced website editable by anyone, Wikipedia has […]

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