A Nude ‘Playboy’ Photo Has Been a Mainstay in Testing Tech for Decades

The documentary ‘Losing Lena’ is about the many small ways in which women are told they don’t belong in tech

Corinne Purtill
OneZero

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Photo: Dwight Hooker/Playboy Magazine

InIn 1972, a Swedish woman named Lena Söderberg accepted a modeling job from the photographer Dwight Hooker. Söderberg was 21, new to the United States, and broke. The…

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Corinne Purtill
OneZero

Journalist with words at Time, Quartz, and elsewhere. Author of Ghosts in the Forest, a Kindle Single.