The most astonishing thing happened this morning. I learned that today is Ada Lovelace Day — an international web event to honor tech heroines. Even more amazing, I learned that oodles of people know about Augusta Ada, Countess of Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron. And here I thought I was one of an exclusive few. … Continue reading In Honor of Ada Lovelace
According to various news sources, HRH Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom has a geek streak. Be still my heart. Not only is her hair whiter than mine, she’s old enough to be my mother — and there are increasingly few I can say that of. A couple of weeks ago, the news was that … Continue reading Elizabeth II: A Fellow Lady Geek?