Fired Google engineer compares high-paid tech job to Soviet forced labor - The Verge


27 bookmarks. First posted by schraeds august 2017.


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august 2017 by kohlmannj
- Former Google engineer James Damore, who was fired for distributing a memo suggesting women are not biologically suited for certain types of work, is now branding himself as a brave truth teller. In what appears to be his new Twitter account, Damore can be seen wearing a shirt with the word “Goolag,” a play on “Google” that means to suggest the Silicon Valley search company is something like the infamous Soviet camps where prisoners were worked and starved to death as part of one of the 20th century’s worst genocides. Google, which provides free meals, massages, and fitness classes at its Mountain View, California headquarters, pays engineers like Damore a typical salary of $162,000, according to Glassdoor, not including extra compensation like healthcare benefits, retirement savings, and equity. The company also offers its employees training opportunities, including volunteer sessions on subjects like diversity and unconscious bias. You know, just like a Gulag.
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august 2017 by amy
RT : next time someone's like "what is it like to work in tech?" I will send them this article
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Former Google engineer James Damore, who was fired for distributing a memo suggesting women are not biologically suited for certain types of work, is now…
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august 2017 by jrdodds
I didn't have much sympathy but even that is starting to evaporate.
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august 2017 by sdarlington
In a shocking development, author of the garbage memo turns out to be a garbage human
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august 2017 by abolibibelot
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Fired Google engineer compares high-paid tech job to Soviet forced labor
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august 2017 by agius
I worked at Google for ten years and I can assure you that yes, it is indeed JUST LIKE A GULAG. (Not)
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august 2017 by mpk
Fired Google engineer compares high-paid tech job to Soviet forced labor - The Verge
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august 2017 by noahsussman
he's a reasonable guy who was just misunderstood
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august 2017 by muffinista
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newest twist in the google memo saga https://t.co/mDLi9bcqFV

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august 2017 by schraeds