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  • Does anyone think it's a matter of how we project our coding world to others and probably, the overall tone computers and IT has towards women? Is it something else?

    What "overall tone"?

    Maybe it's just we who are stupid to spend our precious time alive sitting in front of a flat screen tapping on plastic thinking about puzzles? (Or puzzling over WTF the puzzle is not working as it should..)

    And, sorry, I can't resist...

    It's thinking, exploring, trying stuff, being matriculate and thorough

    I think you mean "meticulous". ^.^

    An amusing (to me...) side-note: I looked up "matriculate" to be sure there wasn't a secondary meaning that I was unaware of, and found that the etymology is: Medieval Latin matriculatus, past participle of matriculare, from Late Latin matricula public roll, diminutive of matric-, matrix list, from Latin, breeding female . I wonder if the PC police will ask people (sentient beings?) to stop using the word matrix now.

    • I'm not sure if there were any insinuated insults (hell, maybe obvious ones) I missed, so I might actually reply to stuff I shouldn't (because they're suppose to be insults).

      • Overall tone of "this is where the boys play" or something like that. The recent stream of lectures that make women feel outsiders (there were a lot of discussions on them lately, I hope you caught some and know what I'm talking about) are a good example of how we're setting that tone.
      • Yes, I think of programming as puzzles. I find