Lack of Women in Physical Sciences- It Is Not a Choice If They Don’t See The Options


That could be a true statemnet,i think that historical myths need to be debunked as well that women are not scientific material,and that they doe more or are a better fit in Social sciences.Women can play a vital role in Computer Science as well,A different approach is necessary in any Group!!!

 

Science, I Choose You!

Two weekends ago I read an editorial by Margaret Wente published in the Globe and Mail. The article titled “Gender parity trumps excellence in science?” was a response to a recent report “Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension.” The report by the Council of Canadian Academies was commissioned due to the lack of female researchers in the 2008 Canada Excellence Research Chair program.

I appreciate many points raised by Margaret. I agree that government policies are often very short-sighted and include not much else other than “handouts” that actually could contribute to prejudice against female students or scientists (handouts are ridiculous – I would like to think that I received my scholarships and grants because I was capable of producing high quality research, not because as a data point I made the government look better). Often times discussions regarding gender issues within physical sciences, computer science…

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Cloudera snares big $65M more to boost international, enterprise growth


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Hadoop fan favorite Cloudera just snagged $65 million in new funding to build its overseas presence and keep up momentum in enterprise accounts. The company will use the funding to further entrench its Hadoop framework — which makes  batch processing reams of data from various sources — more manageable.

The funding amount is huge, but hardly surprising. Cloudera, with roughly $100 million in annual revenue,  is the belle of the of the big data ball. Its Hadoop distribution serves as the distributed storage and processing platform for many of the big data ecosystems that companies large and small are deploying.  It’s also the basis for a growing collection of applications and services that aim to make big data an easier process for companies and their employees that don’t want to manage a large computing cluster and learn the intricacies of the MapReduce processing framework.But it has plenty of competition including bitter…

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If you’re a tech geek who can write, email us — we’re hiring


I think this is a Great opportunity for anyone looking for a job,

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Do you tinker with Arduino boards or 3D printers in your spare time? Do Moore’s law and Dunbar’s number frequently come up in your conversations?  When you think of clouds, do you think about cumulus or Amazon?

Some tech sites want their reporters to debate the merits of iOS vs Android; we want ours to get a little nerdier. We’re looking for good reporters and writers who are also tech geeks. If you like to write about emerging technologies, drop us a note at jobs@gigaom.com. We may have a job for you in San Francisco.

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