Ada Lovelace

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Name: Ada Lovelace
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Unexpected 200-Year-Old, Dramatic Story of the World’s First Computer Programmer: Lord Byron’s Daughter

Computer programming had a more romantic, artistic start than one might expect. It begins with an eccentric tale, including a famous poet, a brief love, a daughter forced to scorn her father’s artistic ways, and other dramatic nuances.Ada Byron was born ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Innovators

Walter Isaacson has written books on Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Steve Jobs. His newest book, The Innovators , is due out in early October and focuses on the people who invented computing and the Internet. In his masterly saga, Isaacson ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Neutrality, Equality and the Net

Librarians often say proudly that we are neutral. This often is taken to mean “we aren’t allowed to express opinions” with a side of “we must never, ever suggest that information a patron seeks is factually wrong.”We keep using that word. I do not think ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

BBC addressing IT skills gap with Make it Digital project

The BBC has announced the Make it Digital educational scheme that aims to help address the UK's IT skills gap.The project will be focused on drumming up interest in the digital creative industries and will target school pupils, teachers and parents with ... [Published IT Pro UK - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

As I See It: I See England, I See France, I See Techie Underpants

Imagine an ad featuring a nerdy-looking guy lying on his unmade bed, typing on his laptop, wearing nothing but a pair of boxer shorts with stars and galaxies spinning on his butt. The announcer tells you that this line of underwear was inspired by Einstein ... [Published IT Jungle - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ada Lovelace Day - Live!

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM. It aims to raise their profiles, to inspire others and to create new role models for young and old alike. For one night only, we are proud to host a ‘cabaret of science’ ... [Published Physicsworld.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What makes an engineering hero?

Senior reporterA new list of Britain’s engineering heroes reveals how our attitudes towards scientific achievement are changing29 August 2014You can tell a lot about people from the individuals they most admire. So a recent poll to find the public’s top ... [Published Engineer Online - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ada Lovelace lingerie ads featuring tech’s leading ladies cause a stir

font size decrease font size increase font sizeNEW YORK – The brand Dear Kate debuted their new lingerie line The Ada Collection this week. It's named after Ada Lovelace, the woman who created the first-ever algorithm waaay back in the 1800s.To promote ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Dear Kate Underwear Company Cancels For CEOs Models For Latest Collection

An underwear company is taking a controversial approach to advertising.Instead of using models to try and sell their lingerie, "Dear Kate" is using real women and they're pretty powerful.The women featured in the ads are female tech founders and CEOs ... [Published MyFoxPhilly.com - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Ada Lovelace, Powerful
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

'Dear Kate' Ad Features Woman Tech Execs In Their Underwear

The models in a new ad for Dear Kate underwear have a whole lot of people talking.Why? Because they're all powerful women in tech.A lookbook for the company's Ada Collection , named for pioneering female programmer Ada Lovelace, features female tech executives ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

New Lingerie Collection Showcases Some Real Women Of Tech

Apparel brand Dear Kate  last week launched its newest lingerie collection, The Ada, complete with a lookbook featuring a few of New York City’s women in tech.The brand’s collection is named after 19th century mathematician and revolutionary computer ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 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]

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New undies designed to absorb blood [Published On Milwaukee - Sep 14 2014]
Unexpected 200-Year-Old, Dramatic Story of the ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 14 2014]
The Innovators [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Graydon Carter on the 20th Anniversary of Vanit... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 10 2014]
Neutrality, Equality and the Net [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 10 2014]
Photos: Google Doodle Celebrates Leo Tolstoy's... [Published ABC News - Sep 09 2014]
Relevance: Matter More [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 09 2014]
Ana Veciana-Suarez: Underwear ads do nothing to... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 09 2014]
BBC addressing IT skills gap with Make it Digit... [Published IT Pro UK - Sep 09 2014]
Why is the BBC launching Make it Digital? [Published Computer Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
BBC to launch coding and creativity campaign in... [Published Wired.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
BBC 'Make it Digital' project to boost tech ski... [Published V3.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
As I See It: I See England, I See France, I See... [Published IT Jungle - Sep 08 2014]
Me IRL: Leigh Honeywell [Published The Kernel - Sep 07 2014]
History's Female Programmers Will No Longer Be ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 06 2014]
History's Female Programmers Will No Longer Be ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 06 2014]
The 14 best business books to add to your fall ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Sep 06 2014]
Ana Veciana-Suarez: Underwear ads do nothing to... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 05 2014]
Ada Lovelace Day - Live! [Published Physicsworld.com - Sep 05 2014]
Female coders modelling underwear while they wo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
Steaming into the Past [Published Warwick Beacon - Sep 04 2014]
Marie Curie to pioneer new doll line [Published WHAS 11 - Sep 03 2014]
Council slammed for wasting money on Kirkby lei... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Dear Kate Campaign Makes Headlines [Published Lingerie Insight - Sep 01 2014]
This woman could change the future of Britain's... [Published Telegraph - Sep 01 2014]
Female Executives Fight Sexism In Silicon Valle... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 31 2014]
Real Women Bosses Are Fighting Sexism in Tech—b... [Published TakePart - Aug 30 2014]
These Lingerie Ads Are Causing a Ton of Controv... [Published Womens Health Mag - Aug 29 2014]
What makes an engineering hero? [Published Engineer Online - Aug 29 2014]
Ada Lovelace lingerie ads featuring tech’s lead... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 29 2014]
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The Innovators [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Walter Isaacson has written books on Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Steve Jobs. His newest book, The Innovators , is due out in early October and focuses on the people who invented computing and the Internet. In his masterly saga, Isaacson ...
History's Female Programmers Will No Longer Be ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 06 2014]
Can you name an influential woman in computer science? If you're well-versed in your history, you might think of 19th-century mathematician and programmer Ada Lovelace. Or, more recently, computer scientist Grace Hopper, who coined the term "debugging." ...
The 14 best business books to add to your fall ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Sep 06 2014]
As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it’s the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books. And there’s no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin ...
A Lot People Are Upset About These New Lingerie... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 27 2014]
Is this empowering or does it undermine their whole message? Clothing brand Dear Kate recently released controversial ads for their new "Ada Collection" lingerie line. dearkates.com The collection, named for Ada Lovelace, the woman who created the ...
New Lingerie Collection Showcases Some Real Wom... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 25 2014]
Apparel brand Dear Kate  last week launched its newest lingerie collection, The Ada, complete with a lookbook featuring a few of New York City’s women in tech. The brand’s collection is named after 19th century mathematician and revolutionary ...
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