New Book out

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Information is part of the larger research program dedicated to study and make interventions increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in computer science. was initiated in 2016 and in 2022 the book Diversity in Computer Science – Design and Artefacts for Equity and Inclusion, was published on Springer by Pernille Bjørn, Maria Menendez-Blanco and […]

There have always been women in gaming

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GAMING  The culture of computer games is perceived by many as predominantly male, but did you know that world’s first eSports champion was a woman? And that some of the first and most popular computer games were developed by women? DIKU’s Professor Pernille Bjørn aims to rewrite the history of gaming by including hidden stories […]

AtariWomen on Techtopia

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To celebrate the international women day on Sunday March 8th 2020, Professor Pernille Bjørn was invited by Techtopia Henrik Føhns to talk about Atariwomen. The program will be on Radio4, Sunday March 8th 2020, 13:05 and is also available as a podcast on Techtopia afterwards. 

Noelie Alito, Atari Game Developer – rare interview

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“In 1980, when Computer Science was a young discipline, my MIT software class was about 1/3 female, which might have been Peak Female for that department. After that, women tended to infiltrate the traditional white-shirt-and-pocket-protector ranks of the long-established engineering disciplines… and men went into software” (Noelie Alito, Atari game developer). Interview quote from written […]