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Thoughtful post by Ben Trott on the

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 12, 2003

Thoughtful post by Ben Trott on the misconceptions people have about the role of design in software development.

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megnutDec 12, 2003 at 6:10PM

I wish he more overtly addressed the misconceptions people also seem to have about the role of women in software development.

matt pfefferDec 13, 2003 at 2:30PM

But isn’t it actually better that he didn’t? I mean, wouldn’t a woman designer rather be credited for the (essential) contributions her design sense can make, than for being a woman?

(I am being naive here, in some sense, I know. But, still — I think Ben’s comments get to the real heart of the matter.)

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.