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Submission + - Programmers: Why Haven't You Joined The ACM? ( 1

jfruh writes: The Association for Computing Machinery is a storied professional group for computer programmers, but its membership hasn't grown in recent years to keep pace with the industry. Vint Cerf, who recently concluded his term as ACM president, asked developers what was keeping them from signing up. Their answers: paywalled content, lack of information relevant to non-academics, and code that wasn't freely available.
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Programmers: Why Haven't You Joined The ACM?

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  • Everything of interest to me happens in some other forum. I only see the ACM name attached to something about once a year and I generally abandon the effort to view it at the paywall.

Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!