Saturday, February 13, 2010

Barbie’s Next Career? Computer Engineer - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

What, no iPad?…

Barbie, whose various careers have taken her from aerobics instructor to supermodel to business executive, will next be a computer engineer, a career chosen by half a million Barbie fans.

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She also wears a neon-colored T-shirt with a binary code pattern and carries a smartphone and a Bluetooth headset. Her hot pink glasses will come in handy during late nights coding on her hot pink laptop. Before any one begins complaining, Mattel points out that her accessories were chosen with the help of the Society of Women Engineers and the National Academy of Engineering.

Barbie’s Next Career? Computer Engineer - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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