Do women belong at MIT? An alumnus speaks:

Regina Valluzzi rv at marvin.tufts.edu
Wed Sep 6 07:04:09 EST 2000


I recall a debate on the proliferation of PhD trained scientists in Physics News
in the early nineties.  A number of the letters had a similar tone to the one
quoted in Technology Review.   I can't find any of the letters in the on-line
version - perhaps they were edited?

Julia Frugoli wrote:

> >Another thought- the title of the magazine sounds like it's a more serious
> >magazine(Technology Review) so it's possible that this could get quoted
> >somewhere else and readers wouldn't realize the source of the quote.  Makes
> >my skin crawl!
> >
> >Roxanne
>
> Roxanne is right about the title-I have a quote over my desk "Computers
> allow us to make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history,
> with the possible exception of handguns and tequila"-followed by the author
> and "1992, Technology Review".  I always thought it came from a computer
> magazine........
>
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