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Wearable Tech Roundup. This is has been quite a busy week for wearable technology filled with speculation around the future of wearable technology and ultimately the impact it will have on our lives and how we inhabit the world.

Wearable Tech Roundup

Manisha Mohan, a young woman studying aeronautical engineering at SRM University in Chennai, India has developed a product called SHE (Society Harnessing Equipment) in response to the recent escalation in female violence in India – most notably the Delhi gang rape of December 2012. The product, which is still in development stage, is designed to help other young women living in India fight against rape and violence in their country.

Together with fellow students Niladhri Basu Bal and Rimpi Tripathi they developed a bra which shocks an attacker at 3800kv. This project and the creators are inspiring and illustrates the need for the development of wearable technology throughout the world. Mixee Labs: make your own 3d printed model a reality! The Rise of the Female Hardware Entrepreneur #makerbusiness. The Rise of Feminist Hackerspaces and How to Make Your Own, by Liz Henry. Six months ago, we decided to make a feminist hackerspace in San Francisco.

The Rise of Feminist Hackerspaces and How to Make Your Own, by Liz Henry

Today, Double Union is a women-centered hackerspace with 80 members. This happened incredibly fast! Our space has tables and workbenches, couches and chairs, a library of technical reference and how-to books, electronics supplies, and a growing collection of art, craft and technical tools. What Does it Mean to be a Woman Hackerspace Member? At Mothership HackerMoms, the Freedom to Be Empowered. Mothership HackerMoms is the first-ever hackerspace devoted to mothers and their children.

At Mothership HackerMoms, the Freedom to Be Empowered

Going beyond computers and programming, this community taps into the basic philosophy of hacking, explains Lisha Sterling, a professional software programmer, specializing in education and technology, and activist for alternative and experimental education. Hacking means taking control, together, of our environment, our culture, and our lives. At MotherShip Hackermoms, this also means never having to leave the kids behind. Ald. April 14, 2014 AT 6:00 pm This knitwear designer/cardiac radiographer is turning brain scans into fashion — by Jessica Filed under: ald, art, fashion, science — Tags: brain scans, design, fashion, knitwear, women in STEM — April 14, 2014 AT 2:00 pm.


Jeudi 15 novembre. Reagle. Despite the values of freedom and openness, the free culture movement’s gender balance is as skewed (or more so) as that of the computing culture from which it arose.


Based on the collection and analysis of discourse on gender and sexism within this movement over a six–year period. I suggest three possible causes: (a) some geek identities can be narrow and unappealing; (b) open communities are especially susceptible to difficult people; and, (c) the ideas of freedom and openness can be used to dismiss concerns and rationalize the gender gap as a matter of preference and choice. ContentsIntroductionBackgroundMethodThe argumentOn being a geekOpennessIdeologyConclusion Introduction In the summer of 2010, David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin’s film about the beginnings of Facebook (The social network) attracted much discussion about the portrayal of women. Mentoring Girls to Make: Lessons from Techbridge. Lyn Gomes, mechanical engineer and avid Maker, discusses how a hairdryer works with students in a Techbridge after-school program.

Mentoring Girls to Make: Lessons from Techbridge

Today we share a post by Linda Kekelis of Techbridge. Techbridge role model, Lyn Gomes, experienced the joy of tinkering from her early maker experiences. Lacking her own tool kit, she would “borrow” her father’s eyeglass screwdrivers to repair the answering machine. This gave her the confidence to work with larger tools and take on projects like repairing her first car and building a Motorized Barcalounger.

What she didn’t know is how they would shape the direction of her life. I'm Limor Fried, and This Is How I Work. Hi Limor!

I'm Limor Fried, and This Is How I Work

Thanks for coming by, I'm a big fan of your work with Adafruit. A couple of questions for you! First, how do you pick and choose among your projects? If your desk or inbox looks the way I think it does, I'm betting there are a lot of things in progress at the same time, and since they're all things that take thought and energy, how do you prioritize between them and pick what to work on? Dans le berceau du hacking. Ladies Learning Code. Weekends with Curious Jane! Parents– now you can sit and enjoy a coffee, visit 5 th Ave or take siblings to JJ Byrne Park, while your daughter gets creative. {*style:<i> Your daughter has a crazy costume idea you’re not sure how to construct it? Sign her up! Dones i noves tecnologies > codi lela. Geek Girl Camp. Lovelace– The Origin. This brief biographical sketch was done for Ada Lovelace Day, organized by my good buddy Suw Charman.

Lovelace– The Origin

I think I in was a pub at the time. True: Most of it. Except for the inaccurate bits. It’s close enough for comics. Read More About Ada Lovelace. Blog de LelaCoders. 141550. Lauren Britton Smedley: practices spontaneous librarianship. Lover of web 2.0+ tech. Engaged in transliteracy development. What Does it Mean to be a Woman Hackerspace Member? I wasn’t sure what the answer to that question might be, so I interviewed seven female hackerspace members (actually, one is an ex-member) to get their take on what it’s like.

What Does it Mean to be a Woman Hackerspace Member?

Leave a comment with your (constructive) thoughts! Note: All photos in this article were taken by Anne Petersen at Pumping Station: One and used with permission. These photos and others may be viewed at Anne’s PS: One Flickr set. John Baichtal: Why are you a hackerspace member? Astera, Metalab: Because I love to learn stuff. Another Day with the Mobile FABLAB. Ald.  catarina's things. Becky Stern. Becky Stern, scanned and RP’d by Jonathan Monaghan/MakerBot for “New York Notables“ Our very own Becky Stern got a fine profile treatment on the wonderful design site Core77.

Becky Stern makes objects, for one thing, with unusual properties that occasionally make them difficult to classify… there’s the “Cell Phone Ski Mask”, the tablecloth made out of artificial sweetener packages, her Tron-ified knee brace adorned with electroluminscent wiring. Limor. LittleBits.

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