"O'Regan, Emlyn" wrote:
> > It is true that most women have
> > only picked up using PCs (and usually start off with macs) in the last
> > 4-5 years. Prior to that my experience tells me that women have had a
> > greater distrust of the technology, with no rational basis for the fear.
> > Mike Lorrey
> Did we all somehow fail to notice the very male-oriented (I would have said
> masculine, but that's not quite right) geek culture surrounding computing up
> to the present day?
Gaussians! Always making cultural stereotypes!
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/tmol-faq/meaningoflife.html Running on BeOS Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way PS: Yes, that was a self-referential joke. Had I not been joking, I would have said "Gaussians! Approximately 84% of them engage in cultural stereotyping at least once a month!" The numbers are arbitrary, but you get the idea...