News from the Old Bailey Online: On our radio this... →
oldbaileyonline: On Thursday Caroline Pennock, a University of Sheffield colleague, will be appearing on the radio show In Our Time to discuss the Siege of Tenochtitlan. Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Siege of Tenochtitlan. In 1521 the Spanish conquistador Herman Cortes led a Spanish army against…
Seeing your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into...– John Le Carré via @jackshafer (via soupsoup)
Untold Lives: Sharing Stories from the Past →
oldbaileyonline: A new blog from the British Library that may be of interest to many users of Old Bailey Online: The British Library’s collections contain stories of people’s lives worldwide, from the dawn of history to the present day. They are told through the written word, images, audio-visual and digital materials. The Untold Lives blog shares those stories, providing fascinating and ...
There will always be vain, obsessive people who want to own rare and...– Susan Orlean, The New Yorker
Writing History in the Digital Age →
litpickup: Comment on essays from October 6th to November 14th, 2011. Has the digital revolution transformed how we write about the past — or not? Have new technologies changed our essential work-craft as scholars, and the ways in which we think, teach, author, and publish? Does the digital age have broader implications for individual writing processes, or for the historical profession at...
For Ada Lovelace Day: Jane Coe | Mercurius... →
On Jane Coe, 17th century printer.
Ada Lovelace Day 2011: Telling Stories « Geeks... →
Don’t look for meanings, count mentions - PHP/ir →
Professor Karen Spärck Jones (d. 2007) - significant contributions to natural language processing, machine translation, and search
Ada Lovelace Day: Inspirational Women in Action ·... →
Longitude, ladies and computers - Board of... →
For Ada Lovelace Day: Lucy Wills « Stuff And... →
Lucy Wills was the haematologist who discovered folate, publishing reports of her studies into ‘anaemia of pregnancy’ in the Indian Journal of Medical Research.
Ada Lovelace Day 2011: Suw Charman-Anderson « A... →
early modern women printers: an Ada Lovelace post... →
Five Historic Female Mathematicians You Should... →
For Ada Lovelace Day: Music of the spheres « Eee... →
Delia Derbyshire, electronic music pioneer, creator of the Dr Who theme tune. (A post from last year’s ALD, but too good to miss.)
the ongoing saga of minouette: Madame Wu and the... →
Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997), Chinese-born American physicist
zenpundit.com » Blog Archive » In honor of Ada,... →
Ada Lovelace Day: Sandra K. Johnson « Valerie... →
Dr. Sandra K. Johnson: Parallel processing expert and first African-American woman electrical engineering PhD in the U.S.
Want more stories about women in science, technology and medicine? The Ada Lovelace Day website has a “Latest Stories” section on the front page!
Ada Lovelace Day: Emmy Noether and Symmetry,... →
On the mathematician Emmy Noether (1882-1935).
Who are India’s most successful women in tech? |... →
Post by the founder of Ada Lovelace Day, Suw Charman-Anderson.
Beulah Henry: “I invent because I cannot help it”... →
Blog post by Suzanne Fischer on Prolific inventor Beulah Louise Henry (1887-1973).
For Ada Lovelace Day: Eleanor Coade - Georgian... →
In 1769, Eleanor (sometimes Elinor) Coade arrived in Lambeth from Lyme Regis, bringing with her one of Georgian London’s forgotten wonders: Coade stone, or as she called it Lithodipyra.
Pandora’s Breeches: Women, Science and Power in... →
Daughters of Urania | The Renaissance Mathematicus →
Blog post on 17th-century female astronomers.
Ada Lovelace Day: Susan Hockey « Bethany Nowviskie →
Susan M. Hockey went on to set much more than a curious counter-example. She spent a full career serving for many of us as one of the most positive role models imaginable, of a woman in important technical, teaching, and leadership positions in the growing field of literary, linguistic, and humanities computing — a community of practice we now call the digital humanities.
Oxford DNB article: Byron, (Augusta) Ada →
ODNB biography of Ada Lovelace - apparently they’ve made this one free to access.
Ada Lovelace and the Luddites. | Doing Good... →
Captivated by Science, Mathematics, and... →
Post at the Smithsonian Libraries blog.
40 Days of Treats: Day 10: Ada Lovelace Day Post... →
40daysoftreats: When I was growing up in Canada, we had these occasionally very cheesy history clips called “Part of our Heritage”. One such clip was with Jennie Kidd Trout and Emile Howard Stowe - who were the first two women who were able to practice medicine in Canada. To show how potentially unfavourable the…
Ada Lovelace and the Difference Engine →
Who was Ada Lovelace and what did she do? This older blog post from the Virtual Victorian is a good introduction.
Ada Lovelace Day →
Blog post from Ian Hopkinson for Ada Lovelace Day To be honest I’ve never found scientific inspiration in long dead “heroic” individual scientists. Lately I’ve been reading rather more of the history of science; institutionally the position of women in science until at least the middle of the 20th century was pretty dire…
In your bones: Professor Sara Rankin →
Wellcome Trust blog post for Ada Lovelace Day Pharmacologist turned stem cell researcher – and now a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator – Sara Rankin is researching how the stem cells stored in the bone marrow inside each of us could be the key to tissue regeneration.
Early Modern Thought Online: The Blog: Learned... →
emto: Today is Ada Lovelace Day, commemorating the achievements of women in the sciences. Since EMTO is about sources, this may be a fitting occasion to present some digital versions of early modern texts about female scholarship (broadly construed). So here is my list with a special emphasis on…
Ada Lovelace Day
Who is your heroine? Do you remember which women have influenced you over the years? Perhaps your maths teacher, one of your university lecturers, or a colleague? This Ada Lovelace Day on October 7, share your story about a woman — whether an engineer, a scientist, a technologist or mathematician — who has inspired you to become who you are today. Write a blog post, record a podcast, film...
The Walters Art Museum Online Collection →
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art, which was amassed substantially by two men, William and Henry Walters, and eventually bequeathed to the City of Baltimore. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi;...