A rise in hacker love songs points to a positive sign for women in computing.  What better way to feel like software engineering is hot than to hear about it in a clever, catchy tune?

Coder Girl “feels like my first ‘hello world’… her source is tight… sharper than most chicks you know”

Theory Girl “she doesn’t want to code in C or Perl… because she uses an abstract machine… she knows all of Knuth, volumes 1 through 3.

In Code Monkey, Jonathan Coulton comes out as a coder in love, providing a fun glimpse into the life of a web developer. Here is my all-time favorite performance:

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