Female Tech Power on the Rise, Says Intel

Women are closing the gender gap in tech savvy, according to Intel-funded research by Harris Interactive (of Harris Poll fame). Experts from Intel and Harris, including a cultural anthropologist, say women are just as enthusiastic about technology as men; young women are actually more likely than young men to buy a laptop and more likely to desire wireless Internet features. Now, of course, there's a certain pro-tech bias, and speaking as someone who writes for tech magazines (Macworld and Keyboard) with overwhelmingly male readership, there seem to be some remaining disconnects or barriers for women and technology that I find …

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Styleaholics: Open Call for Female DJs

Okay, as we talk today about equal opportunities for female music makers today, I'm not sure how encouraging it is that the open call for female DJs is at a fashion event. But hey, there's menswear, too, and a DJed event with independent fashion designers is something I'd go to.  (Press pass, anyone?) $50/hr pay if you make it; if you're looking for more exposure and can get to Manhattan, give it a shot. Styleaholics' open audition is here in NYC December 16. (via Remix Magazine) (Incidentally, if you want UNPAID work, and you're male OR female, stay tuned — …

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