Houston Matters

Conference Highlights Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Computing

Posted on · The largest convention of women technologists is in Houston this week. The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing bills itself as bringing “the research and career interest of women in computing to the forefront.” The conference, which started yesterday (Oct. 19, 2016) and continues through tomorrow, caught the eye of the public radio program […]

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Texas Election Survey and Grace Hopper Conference: Thursday’s Show (October 20, 2016)

Posted on · Six weeks ago the Washington Post unveiled a poll on the U.S. presidential race, which found Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton neck and neck in Texas. It was, frankly, hard to believe. No other major poll had shown such a result. So, we brought the paper’s polling manager on to explain the methodology used. Then, we […]