Are most programmers male?
James J. Besemer
jb at cascade-sys.com
Tue Aug 13 04:22:31 CEST 2002
David LeBlanc wrote:
> Perhaps a holdover from WW II? Probably 90% of the "data processors" during
> the war where female. In fact, in... oh, say 1943, if you asked for a
> calculator, you would be introduced to one of the hordes of young women who
> ran the tabulating machines that produced all sorts of information
> (ballistics tables for artillery for one) that was needed.
Fact of the matter, I believe these women were called "computers".
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