Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Winners!

First of all huge thanks to everyone who submitted entries to the Ubuntu Women Month of Making, in spite of getting off to a slow start we ended up with six really amazing entries and we had several voters comment that they had trouble picking just one to vote for. Secondly, thanks to everyone who […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Vote now!

When the Ubuntu Women project launched our Month of Making in honor of Ada Lovelace Day on October 7th we decided to take a very broad approach to “Make” and were excited to learn what women in the Ubuntu community would submit. We’ve had amazing submissions and have been publishing throughout the past few weeks. […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Maile Urbancic

Hello! My name is Maile Urbancic, and I made Ubuntu earrings. Last year I founded BoutiqueAcademia.com, a small business that carries STEM-themed jewelry and accessories. There is great beauty to be found in math, science, technology, and other deep intellectual disciplines, and I think it is fun to take these aesthetic elements and create wearable […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Stefanie Lück

My name is Stefanie. For nine years, I’ve worked as a technical assistant in a plant researcher lab in Germany. About three years ago, I started to learn Python (under Windows). Just for fun because I was bored. I wrote some small scripts for my private stuff and also some small tools for my work. […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Flavia Weisghizzi

Hi! I’m Flavia, Deindre on Forum and IRC. I’m part of Italian Community LoCo Council and I founded with Silvia Bindelli (Dolasilla) the Italian branch of Ubuntu Women project. I’m the spokeswomen of Italian Community, and I take care of media relations. I’m a Ubuntu evangelist too, of course but the thing I’ve done and […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Extended deadline!

We have extended the submission date for the Ubuntu Women Month of Making till next Friday, October 14, 2011. Miss the original announcement? The Ubuntu Women Month of Making is a competition to showcase fantastic created by women that are tied to and have roots in the wonderful world of Ubuntu. This competition also honors […]

Ubuntu Women Month of Making: Akkana Peck

Akkana Peck has submitted her Arduino-based sonar echolocation rig: Sonar / Echolocation with an Arduino http://shallowsky.com/blog/hardware/sonarduino.html It’s developed on Ubuntu, using Ubuntu/Debian packages I documented here: Command-line Arduino development: http://shallowsky.com/software/arduino/arduino-cmdline.html Thanks to Akkana for being our third participant in the Ubuntu Women Month of Making! Please visit the wiki page or read the announcement for […]