AI and Society 7 (4):345-357 (1993)

Women have been excluded from the mainstream development of computer hardware and software. Consequently there is an imbalance in the masculine and feminine characteristics, functioning and applications of computing. A masculine approach is encoded into the technical personality of computing, and in the skills and knowledge necessary to utilise computers. The feminine perspective broadens the scope and objectives of computing. This paper examines the current computing culture, and proposes new models for computing that embrace the methodology of creative thinking
Keywords Computing models  Integrated creativity  Technology  Women
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DOI 10.1007/BF01891416
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