Computer engineer Barbie

Definitely worth discussing in class tonight!!

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So there’s been a lot of attention lately on the book “Barbie: I can be a computer engineer”.  You can read the entire book here, but basically the story goes: Barbie is in a computer science class and has to make a game.  She is unable and unwilling to learn to code it on her own (she just makes up the design ideas) so gives it to 2 of her guy friends to turn in into a “real game”.  In the process she somehow infects both her and her sister’s computers with a virus, which she needs Steven and Brian to fix too.  TL:DR Barbie is incompetent, needs the help of her male friends to actually do anything, and at the end of the book takes credit for their work.

Thankfully, following the public outcry over the terribleness of this book, many rewritten versions which turn Barbie into an…

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