So the latest news re: Yahoo is that they’re looking for News Corp to save them from the evil clutches of Microsoft.
Yes, News Corp. The most excellent company that brings you the tabloid New York Post and the other bastion of high minded journalism – Fox news.
So somewhere in their muddled minds, Bill Gates is more evil than Rupert Murdoch. Are you kidding me?
I mean, sure, Bill and Microsoft are evil but they are evil in sort of a benign geeky way. Even Steve Jobs is more evil (evil marketing geniuses trump evil geeks… trust me on it… you don’t want to live in a world where Steve Jobs has 90% market share)
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As it turns out, yes, they can. But it makes it easier if you don’t say idiotic things like ‘girls can’t do math’.
There’s a great site I just ran into: www.girlsgotech.org
It’s run by the girl scouts and, obviously, is a tech site aimed at girls. Which personally I think is pretty awesome.
One of the interesting things about being in the software industry is the almost complete lack of woman, outside of the design/PR/sales parts of the industry. A female programmer is as rare as a non-caffeinated programmer. They exist, but you need to look pretty hard for them.
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