ThredUP, Polyvore, ShopStyle, LeTote, and FitBit have a few things in common: they are changing the fashion industry, they are based in the Bay Area, and they are fundamentally rooted in Computer Science.
Many recent studies have shown how gender diversity improves the efficacy of teams. Perhaps this and other initiatives for gender equality and social change are responsible for triggering a movement towards reform in our educational system. Universities are starting to study the impact of introducing students to electronic textiles.
From sweat to project boxes. Here are the top 10 challenges with embedding electronics into garments.
For many fashion designers, Virtual Reality and the haptic wearables that go with the experience are just another set of accessories for gaming.
This past week my filter bubble has been exploding with reposts of Susan Fowler and other stories of women experiencing sexual harassment at Uber. The inequities of being a professional woman in today's society go well beyond sexual harassment or the gender pay gap.
Just after Marijuana was voted to be legalized for recreational use in California, vendors sold their wares at West Coast Craft. Gone are the days of corner store head shops and welcome beautifully crafted smoking paraphernalia.
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