Ugh I’m reading Tanenbaum’s book and of COURSE the programmers are men and the operators are women…
Like it’s not surprising cause like, yeah… but it’s kinda frustrating.
@wxcafe it's from another era
also, the Netherlands still has a King.
@kai it is, it doesn’t excuse it
@kai also France still has capitalism, in this day and age! Can you believe that
@wxcafe I'm sure the publisher just doesn't want to pay for new art
@kai hmm, until I’ve seen some proof of that I’m not taking tanenbaum off the hook è-é
@kai especially given the text has the same kind of biases
@wxcafe that doesn't surprise me one bit, as ast himself is from another era 😂 but yes I do believe that this kind of imagery and writing does change how people think about their own capabilities and social roles.
@wxcafe What year is it?
@wxcafe true, they should have used actual photographs. I wanted to see those tape systems!
@emilian missed the point by a large margin
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