Ada Lovelace

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Name: Ada Lovelace
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Software — and a Woman — at the Heart of Lunar Triumph

, with the successful American lunar landing of Project Apollo, for the first time, humans set foot on another world. Neil Armstrong was the first to take that “giant step” followed by his fellow explorer, Buzz Aldrin. It was an audacious feat that required ... [Published Wired News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Inspiring Educational Dolls - The Miss Possible Doll Toys for Girls Feature Enpowering Role Models (TrendHunter.com)

The Miss Possible Doll Toys for Girls Feature Enpowering Role ModelsThe Miss Possible doll toys for girls were inspired by notable women like Marie Curie, Bessie Coleman and Ada Lovelace, serving as real role models from history.The dolls work in tandem ... [Published Trend Hunter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond Barbie: Students Design Doll That Sports a Nobel Prize, Not a Bikini

[embedded content]When Mattel launched Entrepreneur Barbie  last spring, the company ensured the doll was ready to “lean-in” to the business world with a smart phone and chic professional clothing. It was a far cry from Barbie’s bikini past, but no matter ... [Published TakePart - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Council announces £3 million new leisure centre proposals for Kirkby

Kirkby could soon have a brand new £3 million leisure centre following proposals made in a surprise announcement by Ashfield District Council this week.The proposed facility, which will include a multi-use sports hall, state of the art gymnasium, activity ... [Published Mansfield Chad - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Encourage Women's Involvement in Tech at an Early Age

The U.S Department of Labor predicts that the country will add 1.2 million tech-related jobs by 2022. However, you don't need hard data to tell you that all facets of the burgeoning economy will be touched by tech. Technological literacy is already essential ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

A UK digital skills gap looms

_ Any business owner knows that finding the right people, with the right skills, at the right time and at the right price can be a sisyphean task. This uphill battle is more pronounced when you are at the leading edge of technology.The UK has a shortfall ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Decoding the Gender Gap in Computer Science

Why are there few women programmers?That’s a question many tech companies, including tech giant Google, have been asking. In June, the company released the results of a study showing that women make up only 17 percent of Google’s tech-related workfor ... [Published EdTech - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

These Are The Inventions by Women That Changed The World

Women have been changing the world for a long time. Basically everything you use today and like, was invented by a woman. Check out the list below:1. The modern electric refrigeratorYou can thank Florence Parpart for your refrigerator today. She invented ... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Two engineers want Ada Lovelace to be as much of a household name as Barbie

If two engineers have their way, Barbie will be on her way out.Supriya Hobbs and Janna Eaves, from the company Miss Possible, an Illinois-based startup, are creating a line of dolls to inspire young girls to explore STEM areas, according to ABC News.They ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Buh-Bye, Barbie: Meet the Enchantress of Numbers

Miss PossibleConjuring up a wonderful figure from computer history, two engineers are hoping to make an Ada Lovelace doll.Their company, called Miss Possible , is currently raising money on crowdfunding site IndieGogo, with a goal of $75,000 ($67,000 ... [Published Recode - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer Posting: Wikipedia workshop leader

The Research Commons is offering an honorarium to a graduate student, with skills and experience editing Wikipedia, who is able to teach one or more workshops on Wikipedia editing for an audience of graduate students and other university researchers.There ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

‘Miss Possible’ dolls inspire girls to dream big

As a girl, Hannah Schlacter of Riverwoods liked to play with dolls, but as a college sophomore, the childhood toy has taken on a whole new meaning.Schlacter handles social media for Miss Possible, a startup company created by two fellow students at the ... [Published Deerfield Review - Aug 04 2014]

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10 Dares to Take in Your 20s [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Software — and a Woman — at the Heart of Lunar ... [Published Wired News - 20 hours ago]
Inspiring Educational Dolls - The Miss Possible... [Published Trend Hunter - Aug 20 2014]
Beyond Barbie: Students Design Doll That Sports... [Published TakePart - Aug 20 2014]
Dolls inspired by pioneer women in STEM encoura... [Published Htxt.Africa - Aug 19 2014]
Council announces £3 million new leisure centre... [Published Mansfield Chad - Aug 19 2014]
These College Friends Are Helping Empower Girls... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
Encourage Women's Involvement in Tech at an Ear... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
The Miss Possible Line Of Dolls Inspires Girls ... [Published Fast Company - Aug 18 2014]
A UK digital skills gap looms [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Decoding the Gender Gap in Computer Science [Published EdTech - Aug 15 2014]
First female winner of prestigious math prize: ... [Published Women's Agenda - Aug 14 2014]
Antiquer Pioneers [Published Antiques Digest - Aug 13 2014]
These Are The Inventions by Women That Changed ... [Published Fooyoh - Aug 12 2014]
Meet Miss Possible [Published Daily Beast - Aug 11 2014]
Two engineers want Ada Lovelace to be as much o... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 08 2014]
Wikipedia UK chief: 'UK produces 20% of all art... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
Buh-Bye, Barbie: Meet the Enchantress of Numbers [Published Recode - Aug 06 2014]
Volunteer Posting: Wikipedia workshop leader [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 06 2014]
London's Tech Hippies Mad Over Their Own 'Regen... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 05 2014]
A Sadly Brief History of Girl Toys Finding STEM... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
London's Tech Hippies Mad Over Their Own 'Regen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 05 2014]
Why the poor linkage of women in STEM careers? [Published Comminit - Aug 05 2014]
‘Miss Possible’ dolls inspire girls to dream big [Published Deerfield Review - Aug 04 2014]
The Rise of the Micro-Holiday [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 04 2014]
Randa Meetings Interview Four: Myriam Schweingr... [Published KDE.NEWS - Aug 03 2014]
Jimmy Wales: digital champion of free speech [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 03 2014]
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hacke... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 01 2014]
Why is it important to have women in science an... [Published Comminit - Aug 01 2014]
What Scientists Talk About When They Talk About... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 01 2014]
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London's Tech Hippies Mad Over Their Own 'Regen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 05 2014]
Tragic news, dear readers: the hipsters in London's Shoreditch are throwing another hissy fit. They say the "wrong sort of developer" is moving into the area and ruining its "charm." I know, I know. Your hearts bleed. But while I hate to intrude on ...
Will millions of girls start to code for $50 mi... [Published The Reference Frame - Jun 20 2014]
I don't think so but I wish Google good luck These folks at Google must really believe the cause. Google along with Chelsea Clinton and others are paying $50 million to an initiative that should attract girls to coding, programming, and reduce the gender ...
Is Coding the New Literacy? [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 16 2014]
In the winter of 2011, a handful of software engineers landed in Boston just ahead of a crippling snowstorm. They were there as part of Code for America , a program that places idealistic young coders and designers in city halls across the country for ...
Where are London's tech giants? [Published CNN.com - Video - May 22 2014]
Ada Lovelace Academy Founder, Benjamin Southworth tells CNN that London needs to invest more in science and technology. ...
Women in Tech: a chat with Carolyn Cheng, SVP o... [Published Google Enterprise Blog - Mar 27 2014]
Editor's note: From Ada Lovelace to the ladies of ENIAC , women have played an important part in driving technology forward. As Women’s History Month winds down, we’re highlighting a handful of women who are making strides, driving change and ...
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