Only a couple of years ago, IBM put out a call to women in science and technology to ‘hack a hairdryer’.
The aim was to encourage young females into tech.
Because clearly hacking a hairdryer would be more interesting and, er, relevant to them than something more boyish.
Such as, um, car engines or space flight.
IBM is the company behind Watson, and I wish they’d consulted their own vast AI technology to see what Watson would have recommended.
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