... check out the links on the left
Linux/Free Software ::Australian women interested in computing, Linux and/or Free Software.
Women's computing groups in Australia:
- AussieDevChix, our sister group for Aussie women software developers
- Females in Information Technology & Telecommunications (FITT)
- APESMA Professional Women's Network
- ACS-W, the women’s Board of the Australian Computer Society
- Victorian ICT for Women
- Girl Geek Dinners Brisbane
- Girl Geek Dinners Canberra
- Girl Geek Dinners Melbourne
- Girl Geek Dinners Perth
- Girl Geek Dinners Sydney
Other women in Free Software groups:
- LinuxChix, the global group for women interested in Linux and Free Software.
- International women in Free Software groups
- Local LinuxChix chapters around the world
Texts/Emerging theory ::
+ Yve Lomax, Sounding the Event : Escapades in Sound
+ Kirk, Mary. (2008).Gender and Information Technology: Moving Beyond Access to Co-Create Global Partnership uses Riane Eisler's cultural transformation theory to offer an interdisciplinary, social systems perspective on issues of access to technology.
+ Gender and Information Technology explores how shifting from dominator towards partnership systems—as reflected in four primary social institutions (communication, media, education, and business)--might help us move beyond the simplistic notion of access to co-create a real digital revolution worldwide.
+ Etzkowitz, Henry; Athena Unbound provides a life-course analysis (based on interviews and surveys) of women in the sciences from an early childhood interest, through university, to graduate school and finally into the academic workplace. The thesis of this book is that "women face a special series of gender related barriers to entry and success in scientific careers that persist, despite recent advances".
+ Sonic Interventions ed. Sylvia Mieszkowski, and Joy Smith, Marijke
+ Salome Voegelin’s Listening to Noise and Silence towards a Philosophy of Sound
+ Cathy Lanes Playing with words- The Spoken word in Arts Practice
+ Francis Dyson’s Sounding New Media: Immersion and Embodiment in the Arts and
+ Sadie Plant in Zeroes + Ones : Digital Women and the New Technoculture (1997)
reintroduces us to Ada Lovlace
+ Voice Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media ed. Norie Neumark, Ross Gibson, Theo Van Leeuwen
+ For More than One Voice: Towards a Philosophy of Vocal Expression Adrianna Cavarero