What Got Us Talking at Women 2.0 This Week
Robots riding camels, the CEO of the future, and sculptures made of music are all included in this edition of our weekly reading guide.
By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)
It’s nearly the end of the year, which means it’s also the traditional time to both look back at our accomplishments and ahead at what challenges and triumphs the future has in store. Which is just what many of the articles we’ve been discussing this week are all about. Check them out below:
- Is the CEO of the future essentially a product manager? Is Marissa Mayer the perfect example?
- What if women designed wearable tech?
- Talk about BIG tech facing BIG challenges: 8 companies vs. government surveillance
- Everyone is talking about that Pantene commercial illustrating the double standards women face. Us too.
- It’s the season for year-end lists, including a roundup of the year’s best feminist moments.
- Is being a woman in tech a romance killer?
- Women 2.0 conference speaker Danielle Morrill shakes up the investor community.
- Former Google executive Michelle Lee is taking over the U.S. patent office.
- This week we marked Grace Hopper’s birthday, but she’s far from the only female tech pioneer who could use a little more celebrating.
- From the department of awesome: gizmo turns music into 3D printed sculpture.
- Tech is taking over the whole world. Really, everything. Even camel racing.
What got you talking this week?
Jessica Stillman (@entrylevelrebel) is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for Inc.com, contributes regularly to Forbes and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others.
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