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Linda Liukas Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography, Facts & More

Bio/Wiki Real NameLinda Liukas Profession(s)Writer, Computer Programmer, Storyteller Famous For"Hello Ruby" (A programming book for kids) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 153 cm in meters- 1.53 m in feet inches- 5’ 4” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg in pounds- 110 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)30-28-34 Eye ColourDark Blue/Hazel Hair ColourExtra Light Ash Blonde Personal Life Date of Birth17 August 1986 Age (as in 2017) 32 Years BirthplaceFinland Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo NationalityFinnish HometownNot Known SchoolNot Known College/UniversityAalto University Stanford University Educational Qualification(s)Engineering, Product Engineering HobbiesTravelling, Photography, Sketching, Reading Tatto

Some Lesser Known Facts About Linda Liukas

  1. Does Linda Liukas smoke?: Not Known

  2. Does Linda Liukas drink alcohol?: Yes

  3. When she was 13, she first showed an interest in creating websites. In 2001, she made a page in Finnish about Al Gore, hoping to show him how much she admired his values, not to mention his looks.

  4. She is the author of ”Hello Ruby”, a children’s picture book about the fanciful world of computers. 

  1. The book published on Kickstarter in 2014 and quickly smashed its $10,000 funding goal after just 3.5 hours and gathering $3,80,000 in total funding.

  2. Hello Ruby became the most funded book on Kickstarter’s children’s book category at the time.

  3. She started off with a book that is now published in over 22 Languages, including Japanese, Korean, Dutch and even Finnish.

  4. Ruby was a sideline, she created for herself, drawing sketches of the little red-haired girl encountering a snow leopard or sorting out problems with penguins and green robots. Her friends encouraged her to publish the illustrations and explanations in a book form when she showed her approach to them.

  5. She married her best friend “Ville Vesterinen” in August 2016. 

  1. When she was 23, she Co-Founded Rails Girls as well, a global movement, to teach young women programming in over 270 cities.

  2. She also works with the online training platform Codecademy which provides courses free of charge.

  3. She is a story-teller who likes software.

  1. She won the 2013 Ruby Hero prize and was named the Digital Champion of Finland by the EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda.

  2. Linda’s TEDx talk in CERN on children and computing has been watched over 1.5 million times.

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