[Edu-sig] Acadmic gender gap (was Thoughts)

ajsiegel at optonline.net ajsiegel at optonline.net
Tue Dec 7 09:51:58 CET 2004

Marilyn writes - 

> One more thing.  The fact that women aren't in computing as much as
> men totally escapes me.  I don't get it at all.  Coding seems very
> much like sewing to me, requiring artful careful well-planned and
> often tedious work.  

Coding seems more like rebuilding carborateurs to me ;)

But the cultural bias of the moment is that you are encouraged to make your analogy publically, in writing, in decent company, and I am not allowed to make mine - unless I am careless of my career.

think about it.


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