Geeky interlude: Getting an android device to talk to a linux machine

September 25, 2011 / 0 comments

This post details the steps I had to go through to get my eee-pad transformer Android tablet to talk to a linux machine running Ubuntu for development purposes. In particular, I’m trying to get it to run with AppInventor (a draggy-block-style easy programming environment). There are lots of FAQs and HOWTOs on the net out…

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BCSWomen AGM

September 21, 2011 / 0 comments

BCSWomen AGM happened a couple of weeks back – on September the 8th. We elected officials and carried out the official business in the first part of the meeting, AKA “The Boring Bit”. As usual, the treasurer’s report said that we’ve got a little bit of money and we do quite well at stretching it,…

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Ada Lovelace Day Live!

September 16, 2011 / 3 comments

As keen followers of this blog will know I started it back in 2009 for Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging about women in computing (and in broader science) – where people all over the world write an article about a woman in tech who’s inspired them. This year…

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