Cute Nerds? Vote for Computer Engineer Barbie!

Who said hot nerds don't exist?
 
Vote for computer engineering barbie at http://www.barbie.com/vote/
 
According to the Barbie homepage, everyone's favorite blonde bombshell has had over 120 careers. Sure, we're all used to Doctor Barbie, Model Barbie, Racecar driver Barbie... but what about a Barbie that can give hope to blonde, techy, logic-abiding girls with career ambition in the technology industry?
 
Bottom Line: Looks and technology can, in-fact mesh well.
 
A few comments I found via reddit:
dustice
This will single-handedly turn CS into a female dominated major. **

Badofold [S]
I'm fine with that.

** In the United States, the number of women represented in engineering and information technology peaked in the late 1980s. Since then, the percentage of women in the computing profession declined from 35.2% in 1990 to 28.4% in 2000.Particularly in computer science, there has been a dramatic drop in women earning bachelor's degrees. A report from the Computing Research Association indicated that the number recently fell below 20%, from nearly 40% in the mid 80s (via Wikipedia)

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