Nokia was a company that was much more enlightened than Microsoft, and actually had some female employees
They also had a factory. They didn't have more female programmers, just more female factory workers. Microsoft purchased them then fired most of the factory workers.
If we don't bother with leap seconds, then the distance that the sun will be off from being directly overhead at the equinox is about the same as it is now from being a couple of hundred miles away from the meridian.
How is that an issue? How does this affect humans on the other side of the Universe that need to have a unit of time defined as a "day"? We should use a unit of time that is useful for humans yet is not tied down to what is happening on Earth.
To do two things at once is to do neither. -- Publilius Syrus