Are most programmers male?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Aug 14 04:27:15 CEST 2002


Steve Holden wrote:
> 
> "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> wrote ...
> > Peter Hansen wrote:
> > >
> > > Lance Ellinghaus wrote:
> > > >
> > > > My wife [...] says that for her, she chose a profession that dealt
> with
> > > > people and not computers, she is a Physician Assistant-Certified.
> > >
> > > I deal far more with people than with computers in my day to day work.
> > > I hire people who know how to deal with people well.  I don't hire
> > > "programmers", I hire intelligent, enthusiastic people with good
> > > communication skills, who have be trained or learned to program.
> > > And one of those "anti-social engineer types with no people skills".
> >
> > D'oh!  Apparently I'm one of those "engineers with no communication
> > skills", since I meant "And *I am* one of those...." in the above.
> > Also there's a typo with "who have be[en] trained".  Not one of my
> > better days. :(
> >
> 
> Perhaps it's that time of the month?

Yeah, the time between weekends... :(

-Peter



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