Technology needs more women for a new golden age


Let’s stop preliminaries: the labor market needs more women. In the technology sector reports are bleak. Last April, in the framework of the International Day of Girls in ICT was confirmed: the technology sector employs only 18% of women. And, what it is more important, a large percentage of high school graduates opt for science and mathematics, but in college, 75% of students abandon technology careers. A screen, a barrier that comes from childhood, when it is suggested, “these are not women’s branches.”

Fortunately, things are changing. And for the good of all parity in wages, hours and jobs will save a fortune on the World Bank and accelerate global economic recovery. When we talk about creativity, lateral thinking, innovation, we must look to the work of thousands of women.

The future is built today

ASUS is one of the key companies that are struggling to incorporate women working in the technology sector. Through the platform #MakeWhatsNext are developing a space to encourage girls from primary, to approach technological and scientific studies. The goal is common: to avoid that in the future we meet many positions needed unoccupied. According to the study, by 2020 there will be 825,000 job vacancies related to information technology and telecommunications. 2 million in all fields of technology.

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Is it safe Bitcoin? Its technology bare


Internet has changed many things, and one of them is our way of seeing the money. It has gone from being something physical to be an intangible asset, a number on a page. We know it’s there because we trust the authority of banks, we believe in its value because we know that entities manage it as if it were physical and tangible money, but we cannot get it out of the air.

However, with Bitcoin, P2P currency booming, the matter is different. No entities in which trust. There is no bank that assures us “this money is true”. Instead, the validity of Bitcoin lies in its technology, in all techniques that ensure that functions as if it were a real currency. Let’s explain what that technology. It is a complex issue considerably, so first draw a simplified diagram of how it works and then we will be entering into the details, which are actually the most important and ensuring the validity of Bitcoin.

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