I'm an IEEE member, and a mom, and the headline was inexcusable, a lazy, sexist cliché that should have never seen the light of day. Today we are instituting an additional headline review process that will apply to all future Tech Alerts so that such insipid and offensive headlines never find their way into your in-box.
The "IEEE Spectrum Tech Alert" email arrived with the subject line "With the Arduino, Now Even Your Mom Can Program".
They obviously do not know my mom.
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