Returning to My Inner Nerd: Following the "Social" Disruption of Computing

TitleReturning to My Inner Nerd: Following the "Social" Disruption of Computing
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsStarbird, K
Date Published2013
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00189162
KeywordsAlfred , broadening , CAREER , computer , Computers , computing , crisis , cultural , Diversity , educational , ENGINEERING , Equal , gender , Human , Human-computer , Humans , Informatics , Kate , media , professional , SOCIAL , STARBIRD , WEAVER
AbstractAn unusual career trajectory led to the intersection of computer science and social science—and a new perspective on gender diversity in computing. This is one of five articles providing personal perspectives on gender diversity in computing. The Web extra at is a video interview in which Kate Starbird, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington, discusses the importance of gender diversity in computing with Alfred C. (Alf) Weaver, the director of the University of Virginia's Applied Research Institute.
NotesStarbird, Kate 1; Affiliation: 1: University of Washington; Source Info: Mar2013, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p63; Subject Term: CAREER development; Subject Term: GENDER differences (Psychology); Subject Term: COMPUTER science; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences; Author-Supplied Keyword: broadening participation in computing; Author-Supplied Keyword: Computer science; Author-Supplied Keyword: Computer science education; Author-Supplied Keyword: Computers; Author-Supplied Keyword: computing milieu; Author-Supplied Keyword: crisis informatics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Cultural differences; Author-Supplied Keyword: diversity in computing; Author-Supplied Keyword: Educational institutions; Author-Supplied Keyword: Engineering profession; Author-Supplied Keyword: Equal opportunities; Author-Supplied Keyword: Gender issues; Author-Supplied Keyword: Human computer interaction; Author-Supplied Keyword: human-computer interaction; Author-Supplied Keyword: Humans; Author-Supplied Keyword: Informatics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Media; Author-Supplied Keyword: Professional aspects; NAICS/Industry Codes: 624310 Vocational Rehabilitation Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611430 Professional and Management Development Training; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541710 Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; People: WEAVER, Alfred C.; People: STARBIRD, Kate; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article