Programming was driven by women in the early days. Behind loads of famous early tech developments, you’ll find a woman (just check out this A-M-A-ZING post by Andrew Chen if you don’t believe me: Photos of the women who programmed the ENIAC, wrote the code for Apollo 11, and designed the Mac.
Can you make meaning and make money? Lately I’ve been thinking about this a lot. I see so many people that are disengaged from their work. Their work isn’t more fun than fun, and this makes me sad.
1. I used to hate cooking (as you’ll know if you’ve read this post). Partly because I was rebelling against my mum, and partly because it looked so damned hard and time-consuming. Today, I’m all about convenience. I’m also lucky that my mum and two sisters are very good cooks and whip up a scrumptious five-course meal (with paired wines) in the blink of an eye.