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post #21 of 47
Hahah, this brings me back to my Programming 1/2 class back in high school. We had five girls on the first day. By day three there was one girl left. Programming 3/4 was even better... NO girls joined.

I think this woman has the computer and the stove mixed up!
post #22 of 47
Wait... As long as the code works, why the hell should she care whether she can understand it or not?
Seems self-centered to me.
    
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
It's interesting, but I agree with Coma: it's sexist and stereotyped. I can't relate completely with the topic because in my computer science classes, there was only two girls at most in each.

Although, I did notice that the top programmer in my classes did act differently; ****y, I suppose. I don't think every "good" programmer is like this.
Lol, all good programmers seem to think differently. I had a thread on this asking if other people experienced a change in the way they perceive things after becoming a programmer that i think you might want to read. For me it changed allot of things for me, i just see the world more logically.

http://www.overclock.net/coding-prog...you-think.html
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post #24 of 47
Womens have different functions in their brains and psychologically more organized so maybe its true.
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post #25 of 47
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I took a programming class and my code was illogical but ended up getting done faster and better than everyone else in the class other than some kid that already knew how to program.
How would illogical code run?
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post #26 of 47
girls like working on computers?....bring one down to louisiana..sheesh...
post #27 of 47
Sexist... And according to that article, I am a female... Most of my code I write for other people anyway, but also for myself so I can understand it a few months later.

Code:
They require programmers to include a detailed set of comments before each block of code explaining what the piece of code does and why; developers also must supply a detailed history of any changes they have made to the code.
... Ever heard of Trac? SVN? Projects that use them force this so-called "gender-neutral" thing anyway, so it's been nonexistent.
post #28 of 47
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Kinda sexist? LOL Only thing she could have said that would have made her more sexist would be "Guys suck at coding compared to girls...no offense of course"... She basically said that guys make things harder to show off, while females stick straight to the point.
Um, sterotypes can be racist or you're just oblivious to it in the article, which wouldn't say much for yourself.
    
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post #29 of 47
There are very few good female philosophers. There are also very few good female coders. Of course there are exceptions to the rule, but in general both these statements tend to be true.
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This still doesn't negate the fact that they all have cooties.
    
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