Readings for Lunch — [ 14 Oct 2014 ]


Anna Bortsova, Emily Barber & Katherine Norman are running two workshops at the Ada Lovelace day today at Streatham & Clapham High School for girls. It's a day aimed at encouraging women towards careers in tech. Katherine thought to share an article on her inspiring story:

“what I love most about Ada Lovelace is that, despite her mother’s best efforts, she never lost her imagination.” – Chris Riddell on Ada Lovelace who wrote the first ever computer programme!

Read the full article here


ASCII Art for the masses!

via Daniele Esposti
No more tedious sessions on drawing ASCII art with Vim, with this tool you can be a ASCII artist in a couple of minutes! (Warning: by the way if you use it you cannot be considered a complete geek)


Why Talented Creatives Are Leaving Your Shitty Agency

A strongly opinionated (and sometimes taunting) article on the reasons behind the “exodus of talents” from lots of London agencies. It's worth a read, if you are a manager: prevention is better than cure 😉