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Ada lovelace « Search Results. 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. 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. It is well known that mothers in the US often find themselves isolated during the first years of their children’s lives. If a woman works outside the home she may feel like she has spent enough time away from her children and needs to devote the rest of her time to them. "Our children learn by watching us.

" The fact of the matter is that most hackerspaces, no matter how inclusive, simply were never designed with children in mind. Ald.

Jeudi 15 novembre. Reagle. 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. Missed opportunities Unfortunately, many kids don’t have the chance to tinker at home or work with tools in machine shop classes. For girls and underrepresented minorities the chances of making things with their hands are even more remote. A Techbridge girl solders components onto a circuit board to make her own electronic board game. I'm Limor Fried, and This Is How I Work. Dans le berceau du hacking. Mothership HackerMoms est un hackerspace d'un genre nouveau : ils accueillent les mamans et enfants, y compris des bébés.

Dans le berceau du hacking

De quoi redonner du baume au cœur à celles qui se désespèrent à l'idée de mettre une croix sur leur vie créative les premières années de la vie de leur enfant. Crèche, nom féminin, XXe siècle : lieu d’accueil pour enfants, âgés de deux ou trois mois jusqu’à 3 ou 4 ans dans un cadre spécialement conçu pour les tout-petits. Ladies Learning Code. Weekends with Curious Jane! Dones i noves tecnologies > codi lela. Geek Girl Camp. Lovelace– The Origin. This brief biographical sketch was done for Ada Lovelace Day 2009.

Lovelace– The Origin

I think I in was a pub at the time. From a humble beginning as a joke in a pub, The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is now an Eisner-nominated graphic novel! New York Times Bestseller and winner of the British Society for the History of Mathematics Neumann Prize! For more on Ada Lovelace not in the form of a comic book, an excellent in-depth summation of Lovelace and Babbage’s work can be found at Steven Wolfram’s blog. Read More About Charles Babbage. 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?

Another Day with the Mobile FABLAB. Ald.  catarina's things. Becky Stern. Limor. LittleBits. Au coeur du site des hackers. Hackerspaces.org recense les lieux physiques où se rencontrent de plus en plus les adeptes de la bidouille.

Au coeur du site des hackers

Esther Schneeweisz, alias Astera, fait partie des fondateurs. Portrait berlinois d'une jeune femme emblématique de la dernière génération de hackers. MzTEK provides a learning community in technology and arts for women.