How I got into computing

April 24, 2009 / 0 comments

Inspired by Wendy Tan White’s post about how she got into tech, this is my story: At school I was keen on maths and science, and had a great maths teacher (Miss Lolley – truly inspirational). I was (and still am) also a big reader – both my parents have been English teachers at some…

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The BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

April 18, 2009 / 2 comments

The BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium was last week. This is a one-day event for women students of computing, and it’s open to students from across the UK. I’ll do a full report for the BCS website shortly, but I wanted to get a few ideas down quickly and to put out a request to attendees for…

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April 8, 2009 / 1 comment

I used the online generator at, the process was really very straightforward. I can’t see myself using the font much but hey, it’s a geek thing.