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Podcast - Opening up 'Code': Why Programming Needs More Women and Minorities

October 17, 2017View for printing

Ellen Ullman has been coding since the 1970s, and she chronicles the waves of technological change in Silicon Valley through an intimate lens in her book, Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology.

She talks about the Y2K debacle, the travails of being one of the few women programmers, the dangers of diminishing face-to-face interactions in the age of social media, the risks of AI and other issues.

A prolific writer, Ullman has penned essays, novels and the 1997 book, Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents. She joined the Knowledge@Wharton show, which airs on SiriusXM channel 111, to talk about her experiences through the decades.

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/a ... fe-in-code/

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Montana Code Girls connects girls and young women with technology in Montana. https://www.facebook.com/mtcodegirls/

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Workshop: Teach Children How To Code, 10/18, Missoula http://www.matr.net/events.phtml?showdetail=6584
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