Posts made in September, 2015

Lovelace & Babbage giveaway extended

I am giving away a hardcover copy of Syndey Padua’s incredible graphic novel, The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage.

To give more folks a chance to sign up (and to give those that already signed up even more chances to win) I’m extending the contest by another week.…

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Guest Post: Interactive Storytelling in Ada.Ada.Ada.

Today I have a special guest post from Zoe Philpott and the creators of Ada.Ada.Ada. What’s that, you ask? Read on!

To coincide with the bicentenary of Ada Lovelace’s birth, Philpott Design have created Ada.Ada.Ada. Combining interactive storytelling, wearable technology and an immersive setting to celebrate Ada as mathematician, collaborator on Babbage’s Analytical Engine, author of the world’s first computer program, and inspiration to both women and men in STEM fields today.…

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Can self-driving cars be too safe?

The other day, while driving I almost pulled out in front of a Google Self-Driving-Car. My natural instinct to not physically insert myself in the path of a ton of steel moving at high speeds won out, but what I that hadn’t happened?…

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Micah Joel

Purveyor of things geeky