Of Woman Borg: Bionic betties, radical robots, and the evolution of the artificial woman

It’s no shock that feminine cyborgs are used exclusively in ads targeting young males; they tap right into stock fantasies of female subservience.” Read more »

WOMANPRODUCER Project Celebrates the Women Behind the Music

Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow have founded a new multimedia art project and organization, WOMANPRODUCER, to connect and celebrate women who make their own music.  Read more »

Birth Control Delivered to Your Door: The Nurx Birth Control App Expands Around the Country

The company aims to make contraception easy and affordable—just like it should be.  Read more »

In California, a Government App Will (Finally!) Track When Police Shoot Civilians

I tested out the new tool that California will use to track violent encounters. And found some problems.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Miss Geo

Boston techno trio Miss Geo makes a strong case for the argument that new technologies actually mean new and different ways to connect.  Read more »

Kids These Days

Kids of this generation get a bad rap but we’re working to make a better future together. Read more »

Trolls Target Leslie Jones of "Ghostbusters" With Racist Abuse

Why won’t Twitter do more to protect their users from harassment?  Read more »

New Website LedBetter Maps the Glass Ceiling of Nearly 2,000 Major Consumer Brands

Many companies claim gender parity in leadership is a priority but which ones are actually following through? Read more »

Debugging Bias: Busting the Myth of Neutral Technology

We must recognize that the engine of the tech revolution—the assumption of inherent neutrality—is faulty. Read more »

Access, Not Just Google: Are Infosystems Erasing Women’s Work?

The social responsibilities of librarianship are critical tasks in an information society. Read more »

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