How to Print Your Own Notable Women in Computing Cards

We decided to run a Kickstarter for the Notable Women in Computing Card Deck because a number of people indicated they would rather buy a deck than print one and we could bring the per-deck cost down  with an order in the thousands. But we’ve always kept the option to self-print open and protected by […]

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Open thread for 94-848/79-298: Mobile Phones & Social Media in Development & Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal

I’m taking a break from my vacation in the stunning mountains of Montana to talk to a class at Carnegie Mellon being taught by my awesome major advisor, Jay Aronson. I’ll be updating this post with references to the links I bring up in the conversation, so class participants and refer back to it. Any […]

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My FanFiction Module is Up!

I spent this summer posting an intellectual property law syllabus on the H2O Project’s website, which was incredibly informative if a little dry (you can see what I did if you sign in as an Anonymous user, or you can request an account). But the joy of my summer was researching, designing, and building a […]

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McSweeny’s Does Sound of Music FanFiction, Quite Well In Fact

If you haven’t hung out on McSweeny’s you are missing a wonderful, occasionally surreal, experience. Recently a superhero of my acquaintance posted this piece of Sound of Music fanfiction from that site, titled “I Regret To Inform You That My Wedding To Captain Von Trapp Has Been Canceled.” If this is your sort of thing, you may also like this […]

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Knock-On Effects of Reading FanFiction

This summer I picked up my yearly installment of a favorite horror series. I started reading it when I was around 12, and have faithfully bought the author’s newest book every June since I had spending money to do so. This is the first year I haven’t finished reading the newest edition. I still love […]

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