[NetBehaviour] How to contribute to [Netbehaviour] ada lovelace day

Ruth Catlow ruth.catlow at furtherfield.org
Sat Mar 28 13:34:23 CET 2009

Hi Ann,

Thanks for subscribing. Last week, in support of Ada Lovelace Day*, we
invited all women who work in media arts and net art to join the
Netbehaviour list and tell us about their work and that of other women
who have inspired them in their own practice.  

The call is open for a week between 23rd and 30th March (at midnight) at
which point we will compile the list and feature it on Furtherfield.org

Posts are welcome in any length, format and frequency and we are not
worrying about repeats or gaps. We want to know why you are inspired by
the people you are inspired by. It's especially good if you can include
links so that if we don't know the work we can go and explore for

If you want to view all the other inspiring posts before you make your
own you can check out the Netbehaviour archives

**Ada Lovelace Day -bringing women in technology to the fore
sign a pledge to blog about inspirational women in tech on 24th March.

Hope this helps,

best things


-----Original Message-----
From: Anne Roth <annalist at riseup.net>
Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
<netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
<netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
Subject: Re: [NetBehaviour] ada lovelace day
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 23:14:06 +0100


I feel a bit awkward, but still..

somewhere in the many things I read about Ada Lovelace day it said that
all those who blogged about <women and tech> should subscribe to this
list. I did (write and subscribe) and now am confused. What are we to
do? Send the names of those we wrote about? And then what is going to
happen? Is it only about names, or about the blog posts? Mine is in
German: does that make sense?

Sorry for the confusion!

marc garrett schrieb:
> Hi Rob,
> I think in regard to individuals contributing with names already 
> suggested, what would make it even more valid is if a small contextual 
> reason for the suggestion is given - because we all have our own 
> personal reasons why we are influenced by such people.
> We can all easily add links & names, but why are we interested in them?
> I'm still working on my own list which will be added tomorrow sometime 
> because like many on here life is busy - sheesh, time, time, time!
> wishing you well.
> marc
>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Ruth Catlow
>> <ruth.catlow at furtherfield.org> wrote:
>>> There's still plenty of time.
>>> The call doesn't close till 12 midnight on Monday.
>> That's a relief, as I missed the actual day due to jet lag. :-)
>> I know some people I'm about to mention have already been covered but
>> my personal list would be:
>> Ada Lovelace (the original hacker),
>> Jasia Reichardt (for Cybernetic Serendipity, "The Computer in Art", and after),
>> Tessa Elliot (interactive multimedia artist and influential teacher),
>> Tracey Matthieson (online multi-user VR pioneer),
>> Susan Kare (designed the influential original Macintosh icons)
>> - Rob.
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