Are most programmers male?

Dilton McGowan II diltonm at
Tue Aug 13 07:02:44 CEST 2002

> I agree. The lack of wemen in CS is totally unjustified. Most of computer
> science is about abstract logical thinking, which women like it. IMHO the
> problem is that the people's perception of this field is distorted.

It's important to note that to succeed, one must also be able to take
abstract thought and produce tangible code, with even more tangible results
for the customer. Customers will not pay for abstract thinkers. Investors
sometimes pay for code and customers always pay for results.


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