Women in Tech and the ‘Glass Cliff’ (In the News)

July 19, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

This week, as the tech giant Yahoo goes on sale, Marissa Mayer’s tenure as CEO is also under intense scrutiny. Writing for The Washington Post, Jena McGregor argues that there is a larger question at stake for women in tech.

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What Can We Do About Cell Phone Incivility?

June 13, 2016 by Jane Moffett, LCSW-R, Ph.D., S.E.P

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By Jane Moffett, LCSW-R, Ph.D., S.E.P

Should we say something—politely—to the cell phone exhibitionist who is rude to the cashier in front of us, or to the waitress, the bank teller, or any number of others?

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Fashion & Technology: The Best Fashion Apps

April 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Being smart about your Fashion App game goes beyond Instagram and Pinterest. Here are some of the savviest fashion apps for both the techies and the style-conscious.

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Fashionable Women Over 40 to Follow on Instagram

January 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Not only are these women over 40 considered “fashionable,” but their presence on Instagram makes them stylish techies and social media wizards!

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Alone Together: Humans in the Digital World

December 10, 2015 by Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

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By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Though we are all more connected, networked, and wired than ever before, the price has been the erosion of intimacy, and decline in our powers of empathy as well.

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Tech Tuesday: Websites and Apps That Save You Money

July 14, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

With a smart phone, computer, and an open mind, not only can you save on goods that you regularly purchase, you can also find deals on opportunities that would otherwise be a reach.

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All This, and Popcorn Too? How the Film ‘Inside Out’ Justifies Teen Turmoil for a Broad Audience

July 7, 2015 by Victoria Woodard Harvey

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By Victoria Woodard Harvey

For female audiences especially, the film’s most significant tragedy centers on Riley’s core values crumbling and tumbling irretrievably into an abyss. This particular visual is a painful and graphic reminder of the fragility of a young woman’s sense of self.

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Tech Tuesday: Personalized Health and Fitness Apps

May 26, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

Gaining access to your personal data—your calorie intake, sleep schedule, and daily exercise regimen—is empowering. By taking advantage of these monitoring and motivational apps, you can stay healthy and get fit your way.

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Tech Tuesday: Nature & Technology

May 5, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

While the progress of technology often threatens preservation on a large scale, as individuals we can improve our natural surroundings by using technology to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment.

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Tech Tuesday: Apps to Help You Get Organized

April 28, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

Your handheld device can serve as a pencil and paper, flashlight, dictionary, measuring tape, and travel mirror. You might as well forget carrying a handbag altogether. All you really need is your phone and a few handy apps. Unless it is raining, of course—then you should probably have an umbrella.

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Tech Tuesday: There’s an App for That!

March 31, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

When you want to find complicated information, like the name of an actor in the television show you just flipped to, or a concert happening in town this Saturday, don’t get stuck trying to formulate a simple Google search: There’s an app for that.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Vision

August 20, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5 we highlight women of vision—those who use the camera to tell compelling stories about our world and its complexities.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Should We All Have the Right to Be Forgotten?

May 31, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Some of us long for the days of wraparound privacy—the days before anyone with a computer could sneer at embarrassing photos of us, or dismissive remarks about us, that someone else has posted.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Google Gets It Right

March 23, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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That Google chose to note that March 22 was the birthday of a woman who lived to old age and noted that “the best things happen to you when you are old” is a reminder to keep an open mind.

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Tech: Noteworthy Features on the iPhone

March 11, 2014 by Alexandra Boghosian

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By Alexandra Boghosian

Take some time to figure out iOS 7 for the iPhone. Here are some noteworthy new features.

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