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Women write better code, study suggests

BBC Online

Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men – but only if their gender is not identifiable, new research suggests.
 
The US researchers analysed nearly 1.4 million users of the open source program-sharing service Github.
 
They found that pull requests – or suggested code changes – made on the service by women were more likely to be accepted than those by men.
 
The paper is awaiting peer review.  Read more …..
 

 

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