We all know that women are not only a minority in technical fields, but are often not encouraged to go into such fields. Here are a few ways to encourage and support the girls/women in our lives who are interested in technical fields.
A shake-up at GitHub highlights ongoing gender bias in the tech industry, prompting a response from SparkFun
When in New York, I found a small group of hackers in as surprising place
Reflection on an article about tech career advice from Google's top female executives
Celebrating our influences to inspire a new generation of women in STEM
Join us in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day!
SparkFun will be at the HerWorld Conference this week and next week is Free Sticker Week! Plus we have a smattering of new products, including the next AVC!
We've got a little bit of everything on this post. A USB Touchscreen Mouse, the Citizen Engineer comic book, cool customer projects, the 4th SparkFun summer school class, and of course, a few new products.
We're back to work and we've got more new: AVC 2010 now open, Vegas video, new robot competition, sensor kit, Simon PTH kit, motor driver, new robot kits, temperature sensor, MSP430F249, 7-segment display controller and a TFT128 ScreenKey development board.
Raspberry Pi powered laptops that anyone can use to learn to code and create! Happy Friday!
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
Bunnie shows up with a microSD card looks like under the hood. We've got a new VoiceBox shield for Arduino, e-ink type displays, USB motor controllers, and a couple DC muffin fans.
A glimpse into the world of eTextile fashion by Lynne Bruning!
Rock-climbing researchers use clever dataloggers to solve a migration mystery and help save a species.
Fluke responds to our issue with US Customs seizing our shipment of multimeters over a trademark violation.
SparkFun is forced to incinerate 2,000 multimeters because they are yellow.