Re: "Debian women may leave due to 'sexist' post"
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 10:10:51AM +0000, Noah Slater wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 10:39:50AM +0100, Peter Tuhársky wrote:
> > For me, the answer is quite simple. The computing is almost technical
> > industry, and therefore it is naturally more suitable for men, who are
> > naturally strog in technical thinking and achieving the task milestones.
> > Just like there are much more women in people-contact positions, because
> > women are naturally better equipped for social contact, empathy,
> > caregiving... Althought I think it is time now, that much of technical
> > issues are being solved or solved already, and there is need to make the
> > computing experienca "more human".
> It is anecdotal gender profiling that causes women and men to choose certain
> paths through life in the first place, and is hence one of the root causes of
> the very problem we're trying to solve.
Interesting discussion. But as Noah mentioned elsewhere: off-topic on
this list. Feel free to continue this off-list. Or maybe on debian-women
(where this thread started and was actually discussed).
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