Under the Hood of Technology – my Ada Lovelace Tribute to Dorte Toft

Sometimes there is a bit too much oohing and aahing over the bling and not enough discussion of how the bling got there. Hey, I like fancy gadgets and cool technology as much as the next geek girl. I know that fancy gadget didn’t just materialize out of thin air. There are no replicators around […]

Geek in love

Yes, I think I am in love… with a pc! (Only a geek could write something like that.) I’ve been reading about the new Asus Eee PC, and think: could this be the one for me? Could this solve a desire to have an electronic device for writing that is lightweight and easy to carry […]

What are blogs and wikis?

When I am asked that question, as I was today, I always try to de-mystify blogs and wikis by saying that they are still websites, only slightly different. I have heard questions at seminars from people who seemed to think that blogs and wikis were new, exotic toys that required more learning and more work […]