Without more Women in Technology, the Year 2050 Could be our Most Backward in a Century

Oct 18, 2016 4:40 AM ET
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Originally posted on the Telegraph

By BECKY PLUMMER
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG

From pacemakers to personal computers and the internet, there is no doubt that there has been more technological advancement in the last century than ever before in history.

Yet many of us struggle to think of an innovation pioneered by a woman.

The reality is, of course, that there are no shortage of ground-breaking inventions created by women – not least the medical syringe, central heating, residential solar heating and even the foundations for wifi.

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