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Submission + - Meet the Guys: The Jerks of Computer Science (

Lauren Weinstein writes: All sorts of theories have been postulated for why women tend to avoid CS and the related computer technology fields, ranging from "different nurturing patterns" to inept school guidance counselors.

But I suspect there's an even more basic reason, that women tend to detect quickly and decisively.

The men of computer science and the computer industry are misogynous jerks.

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Meet the Guys: The Jerks of Computer Science

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It isn't easy being the parent of a six-year-old. However, it's a pretty small price to pay for having somebody around the house who understands computers.