Women's tech group helps level the coding field

National Sep 18, 2015

Women's tech group helps level the coding field

by Kazuaki Nagata

To outsiders, the world of computer programming may seem to be the exclusive domain of male geeks. Yet with their snacks, laptops and convivial conversation, the members of support group Women Who Code Tokyo are a far cry from the stereotype. Together they form the Tokyo ...

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Anyone reading about the failure in letting married women use their maiden names in their family registers, or watching the latest to-do over whaling, could be forgiven for concluding that nothing ever changes in Japan. Quiet currents of change, however, are running under the ...

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Yet another nuclear success

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