tech

Snap Judgment: In Between Revenge Porn and Sex Work

Where did the term “revenge porn” come from, anyway?  Read more »

No Filter: Finding Chicana Empowerment, Community, and Art on Instagram

My feed is a treasure trove of girls who look like me. Read more »

A Feminist's Guide to Reddit

Reddit is certainly a haven for misogynists. But instead of writing off the site, here's a guide to several awesome, inclusive parts of the site.  Read more »

In the Spirit of Ada Lovelace, a Tuition-Free Seattle School Teaches Women to Code

The Ada Developers Academy aims to change the male-dominated tech industry—one woman at a time.  Read more »

Five Rad New Media Artists to Watch

These young artists use the internet as their medium to explore girliness, technology, and culture.  Read more »

Flesh & Twine: A New Storytelling Platform Explores Gender Horror with Each Click

The horror fan in me loves to be grossed out and to squirm in my seat. Read more »

But Do We Need an App for That? The New Trend of Consent Technology

We have apps to help us sleep, to help us read the day’s headlines, and to help us shoot angry birds at pigs. Now, there’s an app that helps you consent to sex. But is a smartphone app a smart solution for... Read more »

"The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy" is a Practical Look at Gender and Online Privacy

Violet Blue is a journalist who sniffs out interesting stories about technology, controversy, and identity.  Read more »

How "Ex Machina" Toys With Its Female Characters

Ex Machina, the new film from writer and director Alex Garland, is ostensibly about robot consciousness. Read more »

In New Sitcoms "Selfie" and "Manhattan Love Story," Technology and Women Don't Mix

John Cho and Karen Gillan tea up in a new sitcom.  Last Tuesday, I watched two hyped ABC sitcom premieres, Selfie and ... Read more »

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