Monthly Archives: March 2009

Celebrate women learning to use the Web and social media

Let’s hear it for the women who are learning to conquer the web… Today (24th March) is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day of blogging organised by Suw Charman-Anderson to draw attention to women excelling in technology. The FindingAda website explains: ” Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom

Women Weavers and Web Weavers

Textiles, narrative & technology… A post for Ada Lovelace Day Throughout history women have used craft work as an outlet for their creativity. Often deprived by domestic circumstances of education and work, they turned to craft, and particularly needlecraft, to express their creative energies. Simple household objects such as quilts

Have a nap? Or not?

So in America it’s National Napping Day. Apparently a NASA study shows that a few winks after lunch can boost a worker’s output by as much as 34 percent. An afternoon nap ‘is good for your heart’ reported the BBC two years ago. Various studies have shown that a “power