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Female-free speaker list causes PHP show to collapse when diversity-oriented devs jump ship

poohbear

FWIW.. my own opinion. Feel free to disagree.

Basically some people are more naturally suited to being coders than others. The prime group is typically something like INTJ on the Myers-Briggs scale.

However the male:female ratio in that category is (IIRC) something like 3:1.

And that's why there will likely always be more male programmers than female.

It's like demanding that every ballet company has a 50:50 male:female ratio. Or nursery school teachers, as suggested above. Nature doesn't work that way.

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