Tuesday, June 9, 2009


In case you had any hope that the disgruntled pony-tailed IT guy at your office is a dying breed, fear not. They are not going anywhere.

Gender Gap in Perception of Computer Science
What they found was that there is little race/ethnicity-based differences in how youth perceive CS but there are HUGE gender based differences in perception.

While 67% of all boys rated computer science as a "very good" or "good" career choice, only 9% of girls rated it "very good" and 17% as "good."
via Apophenia

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