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http://gabriellacoleman.org/ Gabriella Coleman researches and teaches on computer hackers and digital activism. Her forthcoming book, Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking, is out this fall with Princeton University Press. She holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, at McGill University in the Department of Art History & Communication Studies.
The numbers of women in the field of computer science are dismal and even worse in the arena of FLOSS; a widely-cited study showed that only 1.5% of FLOSS practitioners were women (as compared with 28% in proprietary software). As … Continue reading
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