The field of programmers myth

@article{Denning2004TheFO,
  title={The field of programmers myth},
  author={P. Denning},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={15-20}
}
  • P. Denning
  • Published 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
  • The persistent public image of computing as a field of programmers has become a costly myth. Reversing it is possible but not easy. 
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