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Add women to Wikipedia for Ada Lovelace Day

Tweet October 15 is Ada Lovelace Day, founded in 2009 to celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Ada Lovelace, born in 1815, wrote several programs for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a design that was never built but that foreshadowed today’s computers. Tweet
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Brilliant teen creates device that charges cell in 30 seconds!

Tweet Eesha Khare is an 18-year-old high school senior. She’s going to Harvard in the fall and uses her cellphone. Typical 18-year-old girl stuff. Oh, she also invented a supercapacitor that charges cell phones in 30 seconds! According to Clutch: “Eesha Khare, 18, invented a fast-charging device called the supercapacitor. It is miniature energy-storing device [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN A WOMAN CALLS OUT SEXISM DURING A TECH CONFERENCE AND RECEIVES VIOLENT THREATS AND IS FIRED FROM HER JOB. Tweet
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The Feministing Five: Reshma Saujani

Tweet “We live in a society ashamed of failure.” Those are words from Reshma Saujani, who’s fighting to change that norm and leading by example. She’s founder of Girls Who Code, an organization helping girls in low-income neighborhoods succeed in technology and engineering. She was also the first Indian-American woman to run for Congress, with [...]
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Aaron Swartz on misogyny in technology

Tweet The world lost a genius when Aaron Swartz committed suicide. It also lost a sensitive soul willing to turn an eye towards the uglier side of the industry he loved. Here, excerpts of a 2007 interview in which Swartz discusses misogyny in technology. He was only 21 at the time: Philipp Lenssen: Can you [...]
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