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

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… Continue reading Geek in love

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… Continue reading What are blogs and wikis?