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Most programmers are white, young & male

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This statement about the diversity of programmers did not came just from an academic research, but rather Adda Birnir, who is the founder of the recruitment and selection Skillcrush website. It was introduced in the video “Is CODE the most important language in the world?”.

Nowadays is very common to detach minorities in programming, especially the low number of women. However, as some data show, this is not the only profile that has low representation in programming and this can have serious implications when it comes to create code to applications that must deal adequately with certain groups of users.


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