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#Girlscanbeanything. Understanding the world with Google Translate’s gender-specific translations.

Girls can be hairdressers. So can boys. Girls can even be doctors. So can boys, because medicine is not a gender-specific career. But everybody knows girls make better nurses than boys: They enjoy taking care of people, and no man should ever try to be a nurse. It is a very difficult job. Women are […]

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The tokenism of women in technology and 7 things companies can do about it

Wikipedia says: Tokenism is the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or sexual equality within a workforce.[1][2][3] The effort of including a token employee to a workforce is usually intended […]

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Apps and/or bots?

Are we entering a post-app world? “The app is dead!”, “We are approaching the post-app era”, “It’s the end of the app boom, what now?” I look at the headlines and I see a lot of confrontation. Some say we are entering a new age in software and the way it is built and delivered, but […]

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An interview about chatbots

The team at botanalytics.co asked to interview me after a call as part of my job as a product owner at reply.ai, an enterprise ready tool to build, manage and optimise chatbots that’s used by award winning agencies and well-known brands. Here’s what I had to say about the current status of chatbots, where we […]

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