"Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention
to women excelling in technology.
"Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom
mentioned, their faces rarely recognised. We want you to tell the world
about these unsung heroines. Entrepreneurs, innovators, sysadmins,
programmers, designers, games developers, hardware experts, tech
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Date: 14th March 2008
Time: From 11am
Location: Maroubra, RSVP for street address
In honour of International Women's Day, albeit slightly late, AussieChix
in Sydney are meeting for a gaming hackfest: participants will be
building a small game in the Python programming language. Check out
http://www.pyweek.org/ for small games already built in Python.
What about non-programmers and non-Pythonistas? If you'd prefer to work
in another language go ahead, we're encouraging Python only because of
the toolkits and because many of us know it.
The video footage of the January *2008* LinuxChix miniconf (ie, the one
that was held a year ago at linux.conf.au 2008 in Melbourne) is now
Talks with available footage are:
- Heroes (Pia Waugh):
- So you want to be a sysadmin (Joh Clarke):
- Not-common-enough code optimisations (Jacinta Richardson):