Why are there so few women programmers?


The question is why? I don’t know the answer, though I’ve pondered it often. It would be nice if there were more women in my line of work. I like women. Very much. I can provide references, if necessary. Now, I’m sure there is sexism, probably a lot of sexism. But I also think there’s something about programming that makes many women not want to do it. Here’s a theory why that might be.Programming is a very modal activity. To be any good at it you have to focus. And …

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