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Discussion on: The Gender Pronoun Highlighter

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Bella Anderson

Perhaps the articles you read show "he" a lot, because of online programming algorythms (like from Google), that actively looks for male content that might interest you as a male reader.  For instance, youtube ads for my account will have female beauty products, perfumes, and clothing. My boyfriend's youtube account will have ads of cologne, gym, and cars. It's all very stereotypical and the ads are a nuisance at best, but understandably businesses have to look for the right target audience to have a chance at reaching the right group of people who will buy their products.

Anyways, regardless of programming algorithms and businesses, I'm all for equality. And if writers want to use male pronouns in their articles, I would say to let them, because that's equality and the freedom of speech and the freedom of expression. To impede the pronouns that people can use, would go against equality.

Aside from that, I think it's pretty cool that you are a Rabbi and a Coder. I can't say that I've ever tried to put the two together before, but that's why it's so interesting. Anyways, keep coding. :)