Ladyada wins EFF Pioneer Award! Answered
The always-awesome Ladyada of Adafruit Industries is one three winners of the EFF's Pioneer Awards! It's doubly awesome to see more geek women on lists like these. Check out her recent projects here!
From the official notice:
A pioneer in the field of open-source hardware and software hacking, Ladyada helps the general public engineer and adapt consumer electronics to better suit their needs. Her do-it-yourself ethic is founded on the idea that consumer electronics are best modified for use by customers, not corporations. Fried runs her own company, Adafruit Industries, which sells unique and fun do-it-yourself kits to help consumers make gadgets such as backup iPod chargers, green power monitors and programmable displays for bicycle wheels. She also hosts an Internet video program called "Citizen Engineer" that provides step-by-step instructions to help consumers build and alter their own home devices.
Awarded every year since 1992, the Poneer Awards recognize leaders who are extending freedom and innovation on the electronic frontier."