There isn’t just a gender disparity in the tech industry, there’s tremendous disparity in who reads tech publications as well. Analytics company Royal Pingdom examined top technology blogs and found that their readership skews way male.
Via ReadWriteWeb:

Of the popular blogs that Royal Pingdom examined, only Mashable comes anywhere close to a 50-50 split between male and female visitors. Sites like Techmeme and Slashdot have closer to 90% male visitors. About 72% of ReadWriteWeb’s visitors, according to Royal Pingdom’s stats, are male.

There isn’t just a gender disparity in the tech industry, there’s tremendous disparity in who reads tech publications as well. Analytics company Royal Pingdom examined top technology blogs and found that their readership skews way male.

Via ReadWriteWeb:

Of the popular blogs that Royal Pingdom examined, only Mashable comes anywhere close to a 50-50 split between male and female visitors. Sites like Techmeme and Slashdot have closer to 90% male visitors. About 72% of ReadWriteWeb’s visitors, according to Royal Pingdom’s stats, are male.

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  1. jennschiffer reblogged this from journo-geekery and added:
    Ladies, get readin’.
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  4. gjmueller reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    Why isn’t ArsTechnica on this list?! (or Engadget or Gizmodo?) I’d also be curious to see how Reddit’s/Digg’s female...
  5. austra reblogged this from futurejournalismproject and added:
    i’m a female who’s a frequent reader of Mashable, ReadWriteWeb, and The Next Web…. the rest just sorta bore me :/
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    Guess it’s no surprise Google thinks plenty of our female...friends are guys. Find out...
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