Book: Pink Brain Blue Brain

Pink Brain Blue Brain (Amazon) is a fascinating book, covering the research into the extent of gender differences at birth, and how socialisation, education, and play make them bigger. Differences are very, very minor in babies (studies showing otherwise are problematic, for example, not blind). Notably, boys tend to be more fussy (more emotionally needy, despite […]

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On Feeling Uninspiring

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from a friend about a project she’s involved in. She was looking for me to share my “inspiring story” on being a technical woman. I said no. Said, got nothing inspiring to say right now. Can’t. Do. It. And she gave me a pep talk, and […]