Book mock-up Broad Band by Claire Evans

Broad Band

Broad Band

The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

This bok does a compelling exploration of the often-overlooked contributions of women in the history of computing and the evolution of the internet. Its sheds light on the remarkable stories of female pioneers who played instrumental roles in shaping the digital landscape: from the early days of computing to the emergence of the World Wide Web. The book highlights the lives and achievements of women like Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, and many others, showcasing their resilience and ingenuity in the face of challenges and societal norms.

The book’s narrative spans decades and not only highlights the technological advancements driven by these women but also emphasizes the broader impact of their work on society. Through meticulous research and engaging storytelling, the book serves as a tribute to the unsung heroines of computing history, offering readers a fresh perspective on the digital revolution and underscoring the importance of recognizing and celebrating the diverse voices that have shaped our interconnected world.

About the Author

Claire Evans is a multifaceted talent whose expertise extends across writing, technology, and music. As both a journalist and a musician, Evans brings a unique perspective to her exploration of women’s contributions in the field of computing. She is also the founding editor of Terraform, VICE’s science fiction vertical. Co-founder of the seminal pop group YACHT, Evans seamlessly blends her passion for technology with her creative pursuits. Beyond her literary accomplishments, Evans is a dynamic advocate for diversity and inclusivity in the tech industry, using her platform to amplify the voices of women whose stories have been historically overlooked. Claire lives in Los Angeles where she advises design students at the Art Center College of Design and is a member of the cyberfeminist collective Deep Lab. 

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