May 07, 2012 · Some in the tech community complain that the environment at some companies is becoming akin to the worst stereotype of a boozy frat party.
Brogrammer culture has been said to have created an entry barrier based on adherence to the image presented by its participants, rather than ability. It can be viewed as antithetical to geek culture, which emphasizes ability and passion for field over image.
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Nonetheless, that culture permeates most of the tech world, from entire tech companies to the engineering department of a retailer. Floors littered with Nerf darts… video-game-and-beer-fueled team events… the expectation that everyone is available to work until 7pm… those are common manifestations of “brogrammer” culture.
One complained her workplace had a «strong ‘brogrammer’ culture.» Another noted: «It was a very hierarchical company that seemed to exclude women from an all-boys club.»
Its the culture where your supposed to be a coding poser instead of a code ninja. Where mastery exists, there is no needs to show off. However I think that the brogrammer culture rose as an alternative to pull the youth into CS.
Now, reflecting on my career in the wake of the ongoing, important discussions about gender imbalance in tech, I believe there are four groups critical to bucking the brogrammer culture and
Pejorative adjective for computer programmers or others with a technical skill-set that adhere to a «bro» or «cool» culture, often obnoxiously so.
The tech industry’s sometimes sexist «brogrammer» culture came into focus this week, when an offensive app was presented at an industry hackathon.
Meet the «brogrammer,» a new generation of engineers and app developers who party hard, swill cheap beer, hold bikini contests, and still find the time to code.
Mar 01, 2012 · The Rise of the ‘Brogrammer’ In business, the brogramming culture seems to be confined to smaller outfits, says Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, the first …