Happy Ada Lovelace Day! A Collection of Essays on Gender and Tech From Your Friends at The Atlantic

On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, a round-up of our work on women in technology.

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Today marks Ada Lovelace Day, named after one of the pioneers of early computer science and devoted to honoring and furthering the accomplishments of women in science, engineering, technology, and math.

Here at The Atlantic's Technology Channel, we write about gender and technology quite a bit. In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite such stories from the past year or so, for your reading pleasure. Here they are in chronological order:

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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