The amazing Cynthia Breazeal came into the Center today to tour the labs and do a talk about the evolution of robotics and the development of a new generation of personal robots. It was absolutely[…]
“The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.” – Ada Lovelace
“Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.” -Mary Shelley. We cannot create from nothing; instead we must take what we have, the glorious[…]
Talk about a force of nature! This woman is Grace Hopper, the inventor of the compiler (a program that turns one programming language into another), as well as the term debugging, high-level programming languages (these[…]
Sometimes we encounter really painful things… things that are hard to bear, things that we think that we are too weak to handle, but we are strong enough. You are strong enough. When things are[…]
Happy Memorial Day!
This inspirational woman is Shirley Ann Jackson, the first African American woman to get a PhD at MIT, in nuclear physics, at that! Her work has given us solar cells, touch tone phones, caller ID/waiting[…]