Writing women back into the Internet

Women once ruled the computer world — when did Silicon Valley become brotopia? Writing women back into the Internet: Addie Wagenknecht interviews Claire L. Evans, author of Broad Band The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. Claire L. Evans on the untold story of Jaime Levy, punk-rock cyber-publishing pioneer. Jason Kehe on recognizing the women who wove the web. The origins of diversity data in tech: Tracy Chou’s call to action in 2013 preceded an industry-wide release of numbers. Sara Wachter-Boettcher on how Silicon Valley’s blind spots and biases are ruining tech for the rest of us. Ethan Chiel reviews Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher. The tech bias: Jess Bier on why Silicon Valley needs social theory.