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The Evolution of Engineering Culture: Oh, the Places We've Been
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| by Melissa Pierce Follow 0 Followers on Feb 15, 2015 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Melissa Pierce discusses the metamorphosis of programming from "a room full of inconsequential women working on math and logic problems" to "a room full of important men doing math and logic problems" in an attempt to explain the history and now of CS culture, gender relations, and tensions between hardware and software engineering without pointing fingers.


Melissa Pierce is a film producer, science enthusiast, idea generator, strategic thinker, and social connector who enjoys converting impossible concepts into successful projects.

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