Lovelace graphic novel giveaway–final hours

As of this posting there’s only about 24 hours left in the Ada Lovelace hardcover giveaway. If you’re already signed up, use your “Magic URL” to help others and get more entries for yourself.

If you’re not signed up, what are you waiting for?…

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Seeing things

The Way I See It. An increasingly-personal account of the world as seen by someone on the Autism spectrum.

Hans Asperger:

Autistic children have the ability to see things and events around them from a new point of view, which often shows surprising maturity.…

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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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Internet Mob Justice isn’t

The Way I See It. An increasingly-personal account of the world as seen by someone with Asperger’s.

This (now slightly-dated) article has been floating in my browser tab for a while. The lion-killer guy, Palmer, is not a good person in my book.…

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Misfits release

Misfits is officially released, and available for free on all major online bookstores.

Misfits_thumbFor non-Amazonian bookstores, the landing page has all the links.

Paymonia, an autistic day-trader on the probability exchange, can’t believe her feed: Steve Jobs, Ada Lovelace, and William Shockley have returned.…

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