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
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!
Join us in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day!
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.