Also an assertive woman risks being called a "bitch", then women get blamed for not negotiating high enough salaries.
Groups aren't interested in things, people are, and pre-adult female people get a lot of messages about what should interest them which are outright toxic and which we should compensate for. Getting them some exposure to CS and programming may partially make up for a lifetime that begins with their brothers hogging the computer and which continues with outright anti-intellectualism in school.
See the book "Unlocking the Clubhouse" for the results of hundreds of interviews with bright highly motivated female CS students.
> equal opportunity based upon relevant attributes (ie demonstrated interest and aptitude)
That's a good thing to focus on since we're not there yet and have more work to do.
By that standard it should be a Steve Wozniak stamp.
It makes sense to study what drives the inhabitants of this planet, which is often their religion.
Maybe not quite as bad as the Therac but definitely should be taught in engineering school.
> I wouldn't want to drive a car which was designed on a budget restriction.
That criterion will eliminate a lot of confusing choice from your purchasing decisions.
Even out of a high-gain antenna radio waves spread enough to lower EIRP a lot compared to a laser.
Adam Smith himself wrote about the need to put legal limits on unethical business practices.
Do read up on what happens to girls who are fascinated by CS studies and work hard at them. I've posted links in the past.
A lack of women and minorities in a field means the talent pool isn't as large as it could be. I like working with good people. You're more likely to find good people if you have more candidates to choose among.
An arrest is supposed to mean an officer had probable cause. In practice it means nothing whatever.
Requiring judicial review preserves a little privacy for victims of DWB and harassment arrests.
That insurance company's squad of auditors would be no more and no less effective than the PCI/DSS audit system.
>I don't believe that there are any negative influences early on dissuading women from working tech.
There are, documented in the stories of hundreds of women in computer science at CMU. It starts in childhood and continues all through school, only to be followed by people at a job fair saying "we're not looking for anyone in marketing" as a software developer hands over her resume.
See the book "Unlocking the Clubhouse".
The CMU students were really bright and highly motivated. Anything pushing out people like that needs to be fixed!
Exactly. If an insurance company is willing to stand behind the vehicle's operation, then any potential accident victims will be compensated.
Self-driving cars may even be a better bet for the insurance companies than selling policies for human-operated cars.
If he found the situation even more difficult than usual, that's news.