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Issue No.03 - March (2013 vol.46)
pp: 63-65
Kate Starbird , University of Washington
An 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.
Gender issues, Equal opportunities, Computer science education, Informatics, Human computer interaction, Cultural differences, Engineering profession, Professional aspects, crisis informatics, Educational institutions, Humans, Computers, Computer science, Media, Human computer interaction, Cultural differences, computing milieu, diversity in computing, broadening participation in computing, human-computer interaction
Kate Starbird, "Returning to My Inner Nerd: Following the "Social" Disruption of Computing", Computer, vol.46, no. 3, pp. 63-65, March 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.395
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3. K. Starbird, “Crowdwork, Crisis and Convergence: How the Connected Crowd Organizes Information during Mass Disruption Event,” doctoral thesis, ATLAS Inst., Univ. Colorado Boulder, 2012.
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