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  • The Tech Gender Gap Has Only Gotten Worse, But Steve Jobs’ Contemporaries Think It Can Be Fixed

    The Tech Gender Gap Has Only Gotten Worse, But Steve Jobs’ Contemporaries Think It Can Be Fixed

    When Apple released the original Macintosh in the mid-1980s, the percentage of women majoring computer science was on the rise: 37 percent of computer science graduates were women. But in 1984, the same year Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh, that trend reversed. In 2010 only 18 percent of computer science graduates were female. Onstage at an event in Palo Alto, the women who were closest… Read More

  • Comparing The New iMac Keyboard To The Oldies

    Good ol’ Vince gave the new iMac keyboard a qualified thumbs up last week, and, silly you, you may be wondering how the keyboard compares to other, older Apple keyboards. Of course you do. Well one guy posted just such a gallery, showing us how the new hotness compares to some of the old clunkers. Nostalgia, full speed ahead. Read More

  • Complete NeXT Computer Set Shows Up On eBay

    Hardcore Apple fans will surely remember NeXT, Steve Jobs’ horrible 1980s venture. Not many of the systems still exist, let alone a complete system. This auction on eBay includes everything from the crazy cube computer, to the branded power cables, to every accessory and piece of software available for NeXTStep. Yeah, it’s about as complete as you can get. It can even connect to… Read More