Ada Lovelace

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Name: Ada Lovelace
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

‘Miss Possible’ doll creators engineer plan to inspire girls

The disruption in the pink aisle is about to become an all-out revolution.A newly minted female engineer and one in the making have developed a successor to last season’s groundbreaking GoldieBlox, a line of engineering kits geared at girls.Supriya Hobbs ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Kardashian index: a measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists

There are many scientists who, with hindsight, did not get much recognition for theirachievements while they were alive. Consider Mary Anning, a fossil collector and paleontologistwho lived in the early 19th century. Her meticulous recording and prolific ... [Published Genome Biology - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Women in Tech Run a Gauntlet of Sexist Bullshit

If you're a woman and you want to launch a tech company, there's a damn good chance you're going to face some moments of abject sexism.Wired just dropped a long piece on tech's "ugly gender problem." The numbers are obvious: The piece says among venture-backed ... [Published Jezebel - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Being Like Ada Has Never Been Easier

teenage girls left the Rocky Mountaineer Train Station with smiles on their faces.Speaking to the event's host, Sandra Wear, was no easy task—she took her hosting duties seriously, ensuring that all girls walking past her knew how they were getting home, ... [Published Tech Vibes - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

NEW: Chicks who Code

What careers are interesting to you? What subjects do you enjoy the most? If you are a girl, you most likely did not respond computer coding, and computer science. Google hopes to change your mind. Last month, Google announced a three-year, $50 million ... [Published Learners Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Crowdfunding campaign launched for dolls of historical women

Miss Possible co-founders Janna Eaves, left, and Supriya Hobbs launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for their business July 12. The campaign, which runs through Aug. 16, aims to raise $75,000 to pay for production of the first series of dolls ... [Published News Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

School or movement? Seattle program gets serious about training women to code

Ada Developers Academy is named after Ada Lovelace, considered by many to be the first programmer.It’s a scene you see everywhere in Seattle: a room full of programmers, laptops out, writing code.Except for one thing.All 15 of the developers I visited ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

IBM inspires girls to continue studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

: This week IBM's (NYSE: IBM) development laboratory near Winchester hosted 100 Year 8 girls (aged 12-13), from ten different Hampshire and Dorset schools during a two day event known as think.IT. The aim of the event, which was repeated twice over the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Not Rocket Science

E4Seeing how a ping-pong ball jumps out of the water when it’s dunked down, I’ve come across this idea: why not take a rocket — they’re airtight like a ping-pong ball — down to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, some 11 km deep ... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Darth Vader, drones and dancers mark 190th anniversary of Byron’s burial in Hucknall

This year’s Byron Festival took off in a special way last Sunday with a small drone flying above Hucknall Market Place.Making a buzzing noise like a bee, it took aerial photos of a spectacular parade of classic scooters, cars and VW camper vans - a total ... [Published Mansfield Chad - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Halt and Catch Fire: PC Pioneers

If you say something with the right authority, you generally get what you want. This week on Halt and Catch Fire, demands are finally being taken seriously (and great references are being dropped).To further reduce the weight of his portable PC, Gordon ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 01 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 2 reports

BEA 2014: Walter Isaacson on Innovation

As keynote speaker yesterday morning at 10 a.m., interviewed by the Slate Group's Jacob Weisberg, Isaacson explains that these teams, having met at the intersection of the Internet and computers, were responsible for the evolution of the digital age. ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 30 2014]

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Several have been saying, "i want one of these and i don't have any kids." One mom said her daughter saw Ada Lovelace on the campaign page and now thinks it might be neat to be a computer programmer

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The Kardashian Index: A scientific measure of u... [Published GMA News Online - 22 hours ago]
‘Miss Possible’ doll creators engineer plan to ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 31 2014]
The Kardashian index: a measure of discrepant s... [Published Genome Biology - Jul 30 2014]
Women in Tech Run a Gauntlet of Sexist Bullshit [Published Jezebel - Jul 28 2014]
Chariho grad’s new toy company shows girls what... [Published Westerly Sun - Jul 27 2014]
Being Like Ada Has Never Been Easier [Published Tech Vibes - Jul 25 2014]
NEW: Chicks who Code [Published Learners Online - Jul 21 2014]
Crowdfunding campaign launched for dolls of his... [Published News Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
School or movement? Seattle program gets seriou... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 20 2014]
Marie Curie prepares to throw down with Barbie [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 19 2014]
IBM inspires girls to continue studying Science... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
The truth about tech's sexism problem is even w... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Beyond Tesla: History's Most Overlooked Scientists [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 09 2014]
How not to attract women to coding: Make tech pink [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 06 2014]
Not Rocket Science [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 05 2014]
Tech tattoos: do you love Pac-Man enough to get... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
Darth Vader, drones and dancers mark 190th anni... [Published Mansfield Chad - Jul 01 2014]
Byron Festival takes off in style at Hucknall M... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Jul 01 2014]
Halt and Catch Fire: PC Pioneers [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 01 2014]
Halt and Catch Fire Episode 5: Who Run the Worl... [Published Gizmodo - Jun 30 2014]
Top ten best British tech inventions [Published IT Pro UK - Jun 30 2014]
Close Up: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and the smalles... [Published The Verge - Jun 30 2014]
'Halt and Catch Fire' Episode 5 Recap: I'm Your... [Published Mashable - Jun 30 2014]
Help name sites and streets in the North West C... [Published University of Cambridge - Jun 26 2014]
Women in Engineering Day [Published Electronic Product Design - Jun 25 2014]
The pizza drone that won’t get a slice of the a... [Published Start Up Smart - Jun 24 2014]
A Victorian computer revolution [Published PC Pro - Jun 23 2014]
Who is the greatest genius? [Published BBC Focus Magazine - Jun 23 2014]
Content Insider #343 - Diverse Talents [Published DMN Newsletter - Jun 22 2014]
Will millions of girls start to code for $50 mi... [Published The Reference Frame - Jun 20 2014]
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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 ...
The Festival Celebrates Women’s History Month! ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 27 2014]
This month, join the USA Science & Engineering Festival and the rest of the nation in celebrating  Women’s History Month , paying tribute to generations of women around the world whose contributions to numerous fields and endeavors — including those ...
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