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Walter Isaacson on Ada Lovelace

Talks from Ada Lovelace Day 2014 – Royal Institute
Studying the Mundane Step Troeth
Toying with Physics: Space, Scorpions and Software Engineering Helen Czerski
A rap about technology Konnie Huq
Gramaphonica  Naomi Kashiwagi
Can Maths Predict the Future? Hannah Fry
Audient, My Dear Caro C
Three Bridges Roma Agrawal
Richard III and the Greyfriars Project Turi King   

More Videos from Ada Lovelace Day 2013

Women and Technology TED Talks
Why good hackers make good citizens Catherine Bracy
Why do ambitious women have flat heads?
Dame Stephanie Shirley

[article] How we’re teaching computers to understand pictures Fei-Fei Li
The rise of personal robots Cynthia Breazeal
Hackers: the Internet’s immune system Keren Elazari
The curly fries conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think Jennifer Golbeck
How giant websites design for you (and a billion others, too) Margaret Gould Stewart
Meet a young entrepreneur, cartoonist, designer, activist… Maya Penn
Building blocks that blink, beep and teach Ayah Bdeir

Computing Heritage shorts
Mary Coombs shares her story
Operating the Bombe: Jean Valentine’s story
Joyce Wheeler shares her story
Margaret Marrs shares her story
Freelance Programmer: the story of Dame Stephanie Shirley

Megan Smith on the lost history of technical women, including Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley
Women Techmakers and CS on Air [Google]

Articles and Stories

The New Yorker “Ada Lovelace, the First Tech Visionary
Brain Pickings “How Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s Daughter, Became the World’s First Computer Programmer
Mashable “Ada Lovelace, a Computer Programmer Ahead of Her Time
Wikipedia “Ada Lovelace
Communications of the ACM “Innovators Assemble: Ada Lovelace, Walter Isaacson, and the Superheroines of Computing
The Atlantic Happy Ada Lovelace Day! A Collection of Essays on Gender and Tech [2012] NPR The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

Events and Websites

Celebrating 200 years of a computer visionary
Ada Lovelace Day
Resources for women in tech {she’s}coding

Books, Podcasts and Videos

Ada’s algorithm : how Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age
Ada, the enchantress of numbers : prophet of the computer age, a pathway to the 21st century
Ada, countess of Lovelace : Byron’s legitimate daughter
The bride of science : romance, reason, and Byron’s daughter
Conceiving Ada [DVD] Ada Byron Lovelace: to dream tomorrow [DVD] Code: debugging the gender gap [Trailer] GTFO (documentary on women gamers) [Trailer] She++ documentary
Dame is a four letter word – Episode 9 – Dames Mathematica

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