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There Aren't Enough Women in Tech. Here's Why.

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There's a problem in Silicon Valley. The problem is diversity. Companies know this. They're trying to work on it.

A couple of our reporters started looking into why gender diversity in the tech industry is so dismal, and their quest took them back to the year 1984.

What they found in 1984 wasn't a grand conspiracy. It was much more simple. A simple problem that can be tweaked, and maybe, reversed.

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