I don't know.
She talks about it being sort of 'taboo', well guess what? I'm 30 now, and in highschool when I was learning this shit, it was still "stupid nerd bullshit" (much 'safer' today - and she is 21? or was when she started at this place)
Guess what? I dug deep and followed my passion anyway, because fuck 'em if they can't take a joke.
It's not like taking computer courses in highschool makes you some sort of fucking alpha, lol.