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  •  It was that story that stopped me cold... (2+ / 0-)
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    elfling, texasmom

    I heard them say "encourage young women" and shouted at the radio, "WHAT ABOUT NOT-SO-YOUNG WOMEN???"

    The programming world has always been frighteningly sexist.  I remember attending computer shows and conferences where the only other women there were wives and "booth girls" (who didn't know how to react to me.)

    There were many awkward moments where I asked for specs and caught a salesman offering puffery instead of information.

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