Re: [Scientific American] Gender Gap in Computer Science continue s.

Arthur S. Hitomi (
Fri, 07 Aug 1998 13:37:04 -0700

>On Thu, 6 Aug 1998, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> Not just female employees -- highly employable dudes like myself will
>> often turn down a job offer if the work environment appears to exclude
>> women engineers. That is usually a sign of a very unhealthy workplace.
>One of the great joys of being wanted by lots of places was, during my
>last round of employement when i moved from nyc to portland last year,
>being able to pick and choose a place on more than strict money matters.
>Having grown up and lived in NYC most of my 34 years I would take it as a
>very very bad sign if a company was of a certian size and filled only with
>Wonder bread tek weenies. I want to work in place with folks who will

Great. You guys are bitching against the very few females we have on

And you wonder why we have so few female computer scientists...