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[Fwd: Re: Science fiction?]

> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 15:31 +0100, Hanna M. Wallach wrote:
> > On Friday I met with two researchers working on "understanding gender
> > issues in open source" as part of the FLOSSpols project. One of the
> > (many) things we discussed was whether the women involved in free
> > software projects tend to read as much science fiction as the
> > men. (They're interested in this from a point of view of "entry into
> > the free software world" and "identifying with the free software
> > community and culture.") I thought it'd be interesting to ask on here
> > -- do you read science fiction?
> I read quite a bit, including science fiction. The only sf I've read
> were written by Alfred Bester, Philip K. Dick, Rudy Rucker. I did make
> an attempt to get through Nova by Samuel Delaney, but found it a bit too
> dense to finish. As for my involvement, in free software, I can't really
> judge how involved I am. I am working on an open source project
> currently however.

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