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Re: Feminist Computer Science 2

I know this thread closed, well, quite some time ago. I'm writing a report on gender bias in the computer industry, and was wondering if anybody could answer a question for me.

As a female pursuing a career in computer science, would you say the mainstream acceptance of the Internet and Personal Computers has helped or hurt your pursuit?

My thought is that the white male computer culture has gradually been entering society. That is, geeks, nerds, gamers, whatever, are slowly being accepted into society.

This is a problem though, shouldn't it be the other way around? Shouldn't the computer society's culture accept EVERYONE, rather than impose its standards on the rest of society?

Hope I explained that well, and don't worry about delay, the paper's due tomorrow :D Just curious now.

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