NASA now accepting applications to the Astronaut candidate class of 2013

NASA is now accepting applications to the Astronaut candidate class of 2013.

I’m absolutely applying. Although hoping to venture to space in any case via the private sphere, I still think NASA will best SpaceX to the first mission to Mars and as far as riding the wave into the future goes, that is the place to be.

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Circle of 6 winner of White House’s Apps Against Abuse Challenge

I’m proud to have been the developer behind Circle of 6, which has just won the White House’s Apps Against Abuse Challenge. I spent part of this week in a conference call with US Vice President Joe Biden, who is well informed and extremely passionate about bringing a stop to violence against women. He spent 5 minutes speaking about our app, which was surreal and heartfelt. It has been more than worth it to spend some Sundays working on such a meaningful project with a great team; and glad to see our work will be appreciated. Like our Facebook page to stay up to date and join the pledge to end violence against women. The app will launch in January 2012.

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Ada Lovelace day

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science. I had a really tough time deciding which woman to profile (see my International Women’s Day post for a collection of links about women I admire), so I decided to go for three in the end […]

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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day 2010! I’ll be doing a longer post on Ada Lovelace Day March 24th (please consider pledging to make a post in your personal blog) but for now, here are some tasty links to bios and articles relating to gender issues, particularly women in the science and technology sector whom I admire. […]

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