Yes, Gender Still Matters

and here’s why: http://www.wired.com/2014/12/mit-scientists-on-women-in-stem/?mbid=social_twitter

Three female MIT computer scientists do an ask-me-anything on Reddit. Response:

Dozens of questions like these were interspersed with marriage proposals and requests to “make me a sandwich” in our AMA. We had intended for the AMA to be a chance to answer questions about what our lives are like as PhD students at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), and what we could do to get more young people excited about programming.

The AMA became, to borrow one Reddit commenter’s phrase, “a parody of what it’s actually like to be a woman working in a STEM field.”

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