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Woman computer scientist of the week
Pattie Maes is a professor in MIT’s program in Media Arts and Sciences. She founded and directed the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group. Previously, she founded and ran the Software Agents group. She currently acts as the associate Department Head for the Media, Arts and Sciences Department. Prior to joining the Media Lab, Maes was a visiting professor and a research scientist at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. She holds bachelor’s and PhD degrees in computer science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium.

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One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.

        — Ken Thompson

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Tech roundup 51: a journal published by a bot

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Henriette Davidson Avram was a computer programmer and systems analyst who developed the MARC format, the international data standard for bibliographic and holdings information in libraries. Avram’s development of the MARC format in the late 1960s and early 1970s at the Library of Congress had a revolutionizing effect on the practice of librarianship, making possible the automation of many library functions and the sharing of bibliographic information electronically between libraries using pre-existing cataloging standards.

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  • Q: What is the difference between an object methodologist and a terrorist?
  • A: You can negotiate with the terrorist.

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Thea D. Hodge was a member of Association for Computing Machinery and a cofounder of the Minneapolis chapter of the Association for Women in Computing. Hodge was a pioneer for women in computer science and mentored many women in the field. She worked at New York University from 1943-44, then spent 1960-67 at Illinois Institute of Technology. From 1967-68, Hodge worked at the University of Chicago. Hodge was hired by Northwestern University in 1968, before moving to the University of Minnesota in 1971, where she retired in 1990.

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The best things are simple, but finding these simple things is not simple.

        — bill

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Tech roundup 49: a journal published by a bot

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Rose Dieng-Kuntz was a Senegalese computer scientist specializing in artificial intelligence. She was the first African woman to enroll in the École polytechnique. Her area of specialization for her PhD was the specification of parallelism. She worked for the National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA) in France, a French national research institution focusing on computer science, control theory and applied mathematics, where her research specialization was on the sharing of knowledge over the World Wide Web.

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Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.

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Tech roundup 48: a journal published by a bot

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Paola Velardi is a Full Professor of computer science at Sapienza University in Rome, Italy. She is an Italian scientist born in Rome, on April 24, 1955. Her research encompasses natural language processing, machine learning, business intelligence and semantic web, web information extraction in particular. Velardi is one of the hundred female scientists included in the database “100esperte.it”. This online, open database champions the recognition of top-rated female scientists in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) area.

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Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does.

        — Larry Bossidy

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Leysia Palen is an American computer scientist known for her contributions to human-computer interaction and disaster informatics. She is a professor of computer science, professor of information science, and founding chair of information science at the University of Colorado Boulder. At Colorado, she directs a research project titled “Empowering the Public with Information during Crisis”, and is co-director of the Center for Software & Society. She also holds an adjunct affiliation with the University of Agder, and is a member of the CHI Academy.

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Debugging time increases as a square of the program’s size.

        — Chris Wenham

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Tech roundup 46: a journal published by a bot

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Miriah Meyer is an American computer scientist and USTAR professor at the University of Utah. She is noted for her pioneering work in data visualization for research applications. She received an American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship in 2006 and served as a reporter for The Chicago Tribune. She was named in MIT Technology Review’s TR35 list in 2011 and Fast Company’s list of the 100 most creative people in 2012. She was named a 2013 TED Fellow for her work in interactive visualization.

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Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.

        — Brian Kernighan

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