Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing (MIT Press)
Saturday, 08 March 2014

Today, women earn a relatively low percentage of computer science degrees and hold proportionately few technical computing jobs. Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. Indeed, programming in postwar years was considered woman's work.

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Author: Janet Abbate
Publisher: MIT Press
Date: November 2, 2012
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-0262018067

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Geek Sublime

Author: Vikram Chandra
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages: 272
ISBN: 978-0571310302
Audience: Programmers
Rating: 3.5
Reviewer: Mike James

 

Who could resist a book that compares programming to writing fiction? 



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Author: Randall Root and Caryn Mason
Publisher: Apress
Pages: 806
ISBN: 978-1430234883
Aimed at: database admins and developers working on BI projects
Rating: 4.5
Reviewed by: Kay Ewbank

You can put forward a strong argument that Business Intelligence is the only real point of having a database.


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