Reges begins his essay by asserting his need to address controversial ideas. he goes on to describe his "32year career teaching computer science" Why do you think he includes this information before he begins to discuss the gender gap in computer science?
Reges talked about his 32 years teaching career in computer science before talking about gender gap to introduce the context and acceptability among the audience. after such a talk, the listeners would believe in what he is based on the experience that he has had in the field. it gives credibility to what he was going to say.