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TED celebrates women in technology today


In January, Suw Charman-Anderson declared March 24 Ada Lovelace Day — a day to celebrate female role models in technology. She asked other bloggers to help her celebrate “a woman in technology whom I admire.” Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) is best known for writing a description of the Analytical Engine, a mechanical general-purpose computer designed by []

4 great talks for International Women's Day


To celebrate March 8, International Women’s Day, we suggest these four TEDTalks gems from some amazing speakers — artists, scientists and economists who think deeply about the role of women. Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, feminism — and the power of passionate thinkers and doers: The former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi []

TEDTalk from the vaults: Blog godmother Mena Trott on TED.com


A founding mother of the blog revolution, Movable Type’s Mena Trott talks about the early days of blogging, when she realized that giving regular people the power to share our lives online is the way to build a friendlier, more connected world. (Recorded February 2006 in Monterey, California. Duration: 16:58.) <   Watch Mena Trott’s []