Fwd: [BATN] Bay Area gas at record high; experts cite ethanol

Justin Mason jm@jmason.org
Sun, 16 Mar 2003 11:31:05 -0800


Owen Byrne said:
> Adam L. Beberg wrote:
> >On Thu, 13 Mar 2003 owen@permafrost.net wrote:
> >Females? WHERE?!? In all seriousness I have never worked with a female on
> >any of my day jobs. Never. Sure a secretary or whatever the PC term for that
> >is now, but you can't really count those.
> >
> Again - step away from the epicenter, down in status and suddenly 
> they're everywhere - insurance companies and
> banks especially are full of women working with 4GLs and screen painters 
> and stuff. maybe its not programming
> to me and you - but its still IT work. And when it comes time for 
> promotion - well they have communication skills,
> while you were hired to be the "nerd."

FWIW, I've worked with quite a few female "core geeks" in the past...
and not just on "4GLs and screen painting", instead Java, C++, C etc.

--j.