Get your content connected, the writing's on the wall…

I am re-publishing the below by kind permission of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), as it was written for the May issue of their Update magazine. [Image Source: Qwantz] Research findings released late last year by the University of Illinois suggest that when conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation on those who have suffered … Read more

Ada Lovelace Day Pledge :: Florence Nightingale, The Lady of the Lamp and Polar Area Diagram

This post on Florence Nightingale was written in support of Suw Charman-Anderson’s fantastic Ada Lovelace Day Pledge to ‘publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire‘. [Florence Nightingale Image Source: ThrillSeeker] Florence Nightingale & Information VisualisationWhile Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) is generally remembered for nursing reform and the … Read more

Ada Lovelace Day

If you’re a blogger and happy to write/video/podcast about one of your female technology heroes on 24th March 2009, please do join us in supporting the following fantastic initiative from Suw Charman-Anderson and sign-up to the Ada Lovelace Day Pledge: I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology … Read more

Amplified 2008 :: The Future of the Book

Amplified 2008 Amplified 2008, a ‘network of networks’ event bringing together entrepreneurs, creatives, digital media practitioners, and geeky types, was held from 4-8pm on Thursday, 27th November 2008 at NESTA’s offices by Chancery Lane. NESTA did a great job of hosting the event, also providing much-needed refreshments throughout. Amplified 2008 attracted around 200 attendees, followed … Read more

What do you value most about the Girl Geek Events?

Following on, appropriately enough, from Sarah’s Geek Speakr post earlier today, I will be standing in for her in representing the London Girl Geeks at the next British Computer Society (BCS) North London Branch event on Wednesday. During the brief talk, I’ll also cover some important diversity initiatives currently underway in Hewlett-Packard in Europe*. Fellow … Read more

One event app to rule them all

Has anyone created a ‘killer app’ for organising events, and if so, can someone please tell us how to get it, now? Ironically (and not in the Alanis Morissette sense of the word), I’m writing this post while prepping for a small get-together tomorrow instead of attending the UK launch of eVite (with Jade Jagger, … Read more