The Women of Drupal: an Ada Lovelace Day Appreciation

On this Ada Lovelace Day, I wracked my brain for someone to write about, and came up blank — not because I couldn't think of anyone, but because I can't pick out the one woman in technology or science who's exceptional in some way, because there are so many. So I'm writing about a group of women who who mostly don't know each other but are united by a project that's dear to them, and to me: Drupal. Meet the Drupalchix ...more

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Ada Lovelace Day: Some of My Best Friends are Unicorns

For last year's Ada Lovelace Day, I wrote about a lot of women who are developers and programmers and geeks who inspire me. They still do. This year, I'm lucky enough to be able to add many more to the list: women who love to concentrate deeply, who learn new things all the time, and who make things with code or hardware; who clearly approach life by diving right into it; women who share my passion for free and open source software and free culture. ...more

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day by Recognizing Geeky Librarians

Ada Lovelace Day is one of my favorite blogging days. The only problem comes in deciding which of my favorite geeky women to honor. It's a tough job - and we can all do it! Join the rest of the Ada Lovelace Day bloggers and blog about your own favorite women in tech. ...more

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Three Women In Technology Who Have Helped Change My Life

Technology has fascinated me since I was a child. I've been working and playing with computers since I first learned how to program one in high school. I've had mentors, teachers and have been driven by my own curiosity. But for Ada Lovelace Day I want to give a small shout out and thank you to three women who have deeply impacted my use of technology through their work. ...more

Denise, GMTA ;)

Lynne, you're welcome!

Elisa, we often never know the ripple effects and ...more

Meet Glenda Sims on Ada Lovelace Day

Glenda Sims is a whirlwind of accomplishment in information technology, web education, museum accessibility, web accessibility and web standards. She's someone who makes things change and gets things done, and the worthy honoree of attention on Ada Lovelance Day. Ada Lovelace Dayis an international day of blogging (videologging, podcasting, comic drawing etc.) to draw attention to the achievements of women in technology and science. ...more

Couldn't agree more!

 

Virginia DeBolt
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The Legacy of Ada Lovelace

An icon is a point of visual attention. On this day many of us will focus attention on Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace because she is acknowledged as the first computer programmer. Mrs. King did her programming old school style, on paper. In 1841 there were no computers. ...more

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