JThaddeus writes: "From The Register comes a report on a study by Swedish researches claiming "that people who go into engineering are less caring and empathetic than those who enter professions such as medicine." The study claims to account for the fact that women--who are assumed to be more empathetic--enter medicine at a great rate than enter engineering."
...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has
been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
- Fred Brooks, Jr.