After collecting my Code Like A Girl t-shirt and sticker, I scampered to the bar for my gin-and-tonic, then wandered into the crowd to meet and/or catch up with other women in high-tech. Attendees ran the gamut from the deeply technical engineers to the technical marketing crowd.
Yahoo! had posted several demo stations, interspersed with the food table and bar, featuring technology at play here. The picture at left shows girl geeks Aurora Skarra-Gallagher (a Senior Software Engineer in the Yahoo! Open Strategy Advanced Products team) and Brenda O'Kane (a Director of Technology in YOS) ready to explain Yahoo! Query Language (YQL) &mdash an expressive SQL-like language that lets you query, filter and join data across Web services. Other demo stations included YUI, web performance, innovation atRead More »from Bay Area Girl Geeks: The Seventh Wave