I worry a lot about this. It’s very clear that whatever we’re doing is driving away women from tech.
I have a daughter who is a genius with tech. She’ll get a tool and a problem and come up with ways to fit the two things together that I never imagined.
But she sees herself not as a programmer, but as a vlogger, or a Tumblr kid. Something cultural. In her head, she’s part of a community more than being a technologist.
But maybe that’s because our view of technology is too narrow. I read this by Ward, and it blew my mind a bit:
Curious what you think.
Incidentally, if you fork that to your site, you’ll be the first person in fedwikihappening to fork content……