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GNOME Foundation Has Run Out Of Money

GNOME Foundation Has Run Out Of Money

By Zach Walton April 15, 2014

The GNOME Foundation is one of the cornerstones of the open-source software development community. Not only does the foundation work to create their own free software computing platform, but it also funds outreach programs. As it turns out, those outreach …

Here's A Lost Interview With Kurt Cobain Here's A Lost Interview With Kurt Cobain
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PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. He was interviewed by Jon Savage for Identity in New York City on July 22, 1993. In the highlights below, Cobain talks about …

Ads Put Google Autocomplete's Misogyny On Display Ads Put Google Autocomplete's Misogyny On Display
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Google autocomplete, for all its various detractors, is simply a reflection of the people. Google’s not picking what it suggests to you when you start typing a query – you are. Well, maybe not you entirely. Google’s autocomplete suggestions are …

Disney: Due To Emotions, Women Are Harder To Animate Disney: Due To Emotions, Women Are Harder To Animate
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Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen” will make its premier on November 27th on the silver screens all across theaters in American in the form of a Disney 3d animated adaptation titled, Frozen. Lately, Frozen has fired up a lot …

Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink

October is here, which means it’s time to think pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has many special events operating in local communities in order to promote breast cancer, which is a wonderful thing considering most women are unable to determine …

India Gang Rape Verdict Met With Outrage India Gang Rape Verdict Met With Outrage
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The first verdict in a gang rape trial in New Delhi sentenced a teenager to three years’ detention, and the reaction has been widespread outrage. Protestors outside the court, and the victim’s family, demanded the assailant be hanged. The case …

Barbra Streisand Talks Women In Israel Barbra Streisand Talks Women In Israel
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Barbra Streisand is touring Israel right now and has broached a very delicate subject on her first major stop: the treatment of women by Orthadox Jews. The iconic singer was there to receive an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Hebrew …

Is Facebook Getting 'Freedom Of Expression' Right? Is Facebook Getting 'Freedom Of Expression' Right?
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Facebook has recently taken some heat over its approach to content on the social network that depicts, glorifies and/or trivializes violence against women. Groups like Women, Action and The Media, The Everyday Sexism Project, and no doubt countless other individuals, …

Elisabeth Hasselbeck View Firing Rumored Once Again Elisabeth Hasselbeck View Firing Rumored Once Again
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Rumors are once again swirling that Elisabeth Hasselbeck may soon lose her seat at the table on the daytime talk show The View. Last week, rumors began to surface that the show’s token conservative would be let go to “freshen” …

Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attacks in Women Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attacks in Women
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A new study has shown that women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have heart problems. In addition, those on “newer” contraceptives could be at a higher risk for blood clots. Aura are described as visual …

Google On Commitment To Female Engineering Google On Commitment To Female Engineering
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Lately, some articles have come out about how Google is trying to keep more women working for the company. The articles have ramped up since longtime Googler Marissa Mayer left the company to take the CEO gig at Yahoo. Google …

Menopause May Be Caused By In-Law Fighting Menopause May Be Caused By In-Law Fighting

I’m always told by women that I should be thankful I don’t have to go through menstrual cycles or menopause. I am thankful for that, but it doesn’t mean that I’m apathetic to the female’s plight. Neither is science as …

Condoleezza Rice Admitted to Prestigious Golf Club Condoleezza Rice Admitted to Prestigious Golf Club

The Augusta National Golf Club this week announced that it has admitted two women into its previously male-only club. Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore will become the first two women admitted into the Augusta National Golf Club this October. Augusta …

Women-Only City Proposed For Saudi Arabia Women-Only City Proposed For Saudi Arabia
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For the economic powerhouse that is Saudi Arabia, women are a conundrum. On one hand, the country’s conservative religion precludes women from showing their skin or even driving a car. On the other hand, the country’s leaders realize that women …

Maybe Facebook Wasn’t A Sexist Boy’s Club After All Maybe Facebook Wasn’t A Sexist Boy’s Club After All
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We all know that Facebook is a company that was started by a few guys at Harvard – so any allegations of the early days of the company being a bit sexist and fratty seem to stick without much skepticism. …

It Sucked To Be Female At The Early Days Of Facebook It Sucked To Be Female At The Early Days Of Facebook

As the now-famous story illustrates, Facebook sprung out of the minds of college boys, in the halls of Harvard University. According to the story proposed by the Oscar-nominated “based on real life” movie The Social Network, you can track the …

LinkedIn Hosts DevelopHer Hackday In U.S./India LinkedIn Hosts DevelopHer Hackday In U.S./India

One of the major problems facing the technology industry today is a lack of women. Every position from management to the coders are predominantly male and that’s a problem. All the lady geeks I know are fantastic at what they …