If your image of a computer programmer is a young man, there’s a good reason: It’s true. Recently, many big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees worked in programming and technical jobs. Google had some of the highest rates: 17 percent of its technical staff is female.
It wasn’t always this way. Decades ago, it was women who pioneered computer programming — but too often, that’s a part of history that even the smartest people don’t know.
Photo: Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania
photos from dubai’s 828 meter tall burj khalifa (save the first and last photos, which show the building) by (click pic) daniel cheong, karim nafatni, bjoern lauen and dave alexander. duabai only experiences this in september and march, when seasonal changes in temperature creates an abundance of early morning fog. (see also: fog over new york, london and chicago)
A fresh perspective — Russian photographer Andrew Bodrov captured several rocket launches as 360-degree panoramas in Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. They are part of his “little planet” panorama series which you can see here (I discovered panoramas of my hometown Tallinn there, what are the odds?!). They’re also available in interactive versions.
Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. Take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time.