Where are all the girls in the game industry?

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A recent article in Forbes, written by Gabrielle Toledano, executive vice president and chief talent officer of Electronic Arts, examined the age old question – Where are all the girls in computer science?  In particular, why are there not more girls in the video game industry?  As a software developer and the only full time female developer on my team, it’s an interesting question to...

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So you want to get a job in computers?

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Earlier this year, I talked about getting a job in science – the pitfalls, the misconceptions, and yes, even how to do it, if you were feeling particularly masochistic.  Unlike many budding biologists, I was pretty successful.  I had relevant jobs throughout university and found a job immediately after graduating.  But, as readers may know, I left my job as a research assistant to pursue a...

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