Tech

Not all tech is alike. Those phones, tablets, desktops and laptops that we use everyday--we perceive and relate to each device almost as if each were a different type of person. Guess which one is like a lover?

You can thank Grace Hopper if you are reading this story on a laptop. But if you want to learn more about this unsung pioneer of computer science, you'll have to watch the documentary. A film is in the works.

The fledging toy company GoldieBlox spreads the message about girls and STEM through their amazing viral commercials. Their latest video offering shows us what happens to a girl's brain when exposed to princesses - or engineering. Guess which wins?

It's national volunteering week--and time to acknowledge all the Americans who pitch in. It turns out even more people than ever before are helping out and tech has actually grown the trend--as well as create entirely new ways of volunteering. You can help in your pjs.

Last year, Black Girls CODE launched a web documentary to introduce the world to these brilliant young minds. In the latest episode, the cameras follow girls in South Florida as they thrive despite racism, income inequality, and attending underperforming schools.

Perimeter Institute is trying to make sure more women are among the next leaders in research and innovation. It recently began The Emmy Noether Fellowship, in which women physicists in their early careers are granted six months to do research away from the travails of teaching and administrative duties.

Count up all the people you know on LinkedIn, Facebook, or G+ — or at least the ghosts of those people. It might add up to four digits, but can they really help you in your networking grail quest? The folks behind new app Broadli want to take your professional network to the next level.

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