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Did you know that today is Ada Lovelace Day?

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace

Ms. Lovelace wrote the very first computer program, inspired by Charles Babbage’s analytical engine.

The only daughter of poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace, was one of the world’s first computer programmers, and one of the first people to see computers as more than just a machine for doing sums. She wrote programmes for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a general-purpose computing machine, despite the fact that it was never built. She also wrote the very first description of a computer and of software.

Read more at Wikipedia.

Hooray for Girl Geeks!


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I will be presenting at MoodleMoot 2010 on
“Changing from Distance Learning to eLearning”
http://imoot.org/ – come & feel the love in the room!

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website: What does 21st century learning look like?

Education.au offers participants an exclusive opportunity to hear, discuss and debate with leading educators and technologists about 21st century learning.

The seminar provides an occasion for educators, academics, researchers, policy makers, curriculum designers, IT industry, digital media developers who represent a diversity of views and approaches, to meet and discuss the challenge.

The program for the day will feature speakers from technology companies and education sectors providing insight about:

* What does 21st century learning look like?
* What does it mean for our institutions and learning environments?
* How will 21st century learning impact on schooling, parents, the community, workplace and further education?

Panel discussions and opportunities from the audience to interact with speakers.

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website: www.ultimosciencefestival.com

Friday 21 – Sunday 30 August 2009

The fourth Ultimo Science Festival bursts into life from 21 to 30 August 2009 with day and night events, school sessions, family & kids events, pub events, talks and forums for everyone. It’s not just for geeks, scientists and students (though they’ll be there…) it’s for everybody!

The Ultimo Science Festival offers an amazing range of things to hear, see and do in National Science Week, along Harris St in Ultimo, 5 minutes walk from Sydney’s Central Railway and most events are free.

The Ultimo Science Festival is supported by the Australian Government and the City of Sydney. It’s an important event in the National Science Week calendar.

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EDNA’s hands on workshops provide training in the use of online services and collaborative tools. Workshops also provide opportunities for networking with the EDNA team and other education professionals.

For more information and to register – click here.

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