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Ada Lovelace Day 2010

Ada Lovelace Day is an international initiative striving to increase content about achievements of women in technology and science, named after the world's first programmer Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), Lord Byron‘s daughter, also famous as a character in the seminal steampunk novel The Difference Engine by Gibson & Sterling. A pledge drive is currently under way: participants take an obligation to post about geek heroines on their blogs on March 24. More info on Twitter via hashtags #AdaLovelaceDay and #ALD10.

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