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About six months ago my son started piano (PX-135) the weighted keys are really nice, well he's starting to sound a lot better the last month or so. I started guitar at the same time...and I still completely suck, good gawd it's difficult, but I'm actually beginning to enjoy the struggle.
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That one sounds like it's got a lot of useful features. I'd much rather have something like this than a so-so baby grand. Having actual hammers inside for an accurate action, and basing the sound on a 9' grand are big advantages. It would be nice if they gave you Haydn/Mozart and Chopin/Liszt piano sounds too, but connecting to Hauptwerk on a pc would probably deliver those.
So we're planning here for a cloud computing seminar and everyone in my squad (all guys) are already starting to work with promotion, presentation etc. While I'm the only one that still has issues with color scheme used in flyer
I guess you just can't help your girlish instincts no matter how technical you might pretend to be
I guess what she's trying to say is that women worry more about color schemes than about code while the men are already out there coding?
If aesthetics is that important to women you'd except more women to work with CSS though
The point was simple. The idea of "perfection" is so deeply rooted in female brain that we tend to get stuck onto something that might be so trivial to men (like color combination) until we have that feeling of perfection. I think guys are mostly of type 'just get it done anyway'.
I've met too many programmers who certainly weren't aiming for "perfection"... "burning pile of sh*t" better describes it
Then again, the only woman I worked with, and who was heavily certified, fell into the burning pile of sh*t camp.
One of her projects cost me a weekend of about 30 hours to rewrite because literally nothing worked.
Another one of her projects caused a lot of production issues, it even deleted data in database columns that weren't even present at the time she wrote it!
Those were the only two projects she's done for us, which was two too many.
So at least not ALL women strive for perfection
I worked with another woman, but never on the same code base (or even the same language), so all I can tell you is that I "think" she wrote decent code.
Seems to me like you have a lot more in you[^] than worrying about color schemes
I wish there were more women in IT, would be a nice change from all the testosterone.
I'm afraid we'll need a significant cultural shift before that happens though...
Interesting, never looked at it that way.
There may be more than that though.
A LOT more women are in healthcare and education than men, neither are a job that strives for "perfection".
In fact, since programming is based on actual logic rather than social rules, I'd figure it's easier to write "perfect" software than it is to do "perfect" healthcare or education.
To me, you'll also need more bravery to tend to people than you need to tend for code.
Code doesn't judge you, scold you, or sue you.
And if you mess up no one dies, probably.
So why are women choosing these professions rather than IT?
I think it has to do with stereotypes.
Women just aren't supposed to do math, science or IT.
They're supposed to take care of the household and the children, hence their career choice involving people, especially children, and care.
Perhaps this even goes as far that men are supposed to earn more money than women (and I guess there are plenty of men who are turned off, or afraid?, of women who make more money than them) so women get lower paying jobs.
And this goes both ways, just like there's a "taboo" on women in IT there's a "taboo" on men in healthcare (male nurses are probably gay and male babysitters are, well, much worse off).
And now we're at a point that when women actually choose IT they get stuck in a classroom where they're the only woman, which can be pretty discomforting.
I think we need to break the stereotypes to see any real change.
Perhaps women need more courage to do so, but it's the problem of society as a whole.
Their brains are wired differently (not a bad thing, just the way their physiology is).
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Yes. It's a kettle. Bit more, so much more. You can turn it on remotely, and monitor how boiled it is. So you can make tea at home while you are in the office!
Well ... no. You can't. You can boil the water, but you have to actually walk to the kitchen and pour the water into something and stand around like a nana trying to find an app that tells you when your tea / coffee is brewed.
So what exactly do you save for your £130? Sod all that I can see ...
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