It also freezes out many of the people who are under-represented in the software development field. If you’re busy working and raising kids, you want to spend as much of your scarce time as possible learning to code — not performing rote memorization that won’t matter once you start your job.
Our use of technology reveals something interesting. When it comes to supplementing or substituting for a lover, men and women utilize different tools. For women the most common tool is a vibrator. Whereas men tend to use porn. Or dolls. (In the parlance of the sex toy industry, women buy toys that stimulate, men buy toys that simulate.) Or they hire a prostitute.