Wired is the first word
on how ideas and innovation are changing the world. Each month in the magazine and every day online, the editors deliver a glimpse into the future of business, culture, innovation and science. …And that is why Wired is my go-to-source for technology: (lifted from their website. They also talk about gobs and gobs of fancy magazine awards they have won to prove their forward thinking and innovation)
Good news : Last 2.5
years there have been three women on the cover! (yeah!) 1) Picture of a naked woman 2) Another picture of a naked woman 3)Picture of a female cancer patient (oh). (Wired Magazine has featured over a dozen (fully clothed) men including executives, comedians, and celebrities)
Or does it matter? Employed
persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2008," Annual Averages 2008 (2009). Women lag behind in leading start ups and lag behind employment in high tech The “where-are-all-the-women” meme is a familiar one, and not confined to the technology world. But in start-up land, where the good idea is supposed to trump social status and everything else, the lack of women in positions of authority stands out. Addressing The Lack Of Women Leading Tech Start-Ups. Wall Street Journal, August 27, 2010 WSJ, August 27, 2010
Wired magazine clearly loves the
ladies. But do they support the ladies? men, picture your kick butt technology advanced daughter, sister, wife, girlfriend or mom taking one of these covers to ANY place of business…do they look smarter?