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The e-mail Larry Page should have written to James Damore

We try to hire people who are willing to follow where the facts lead, whatever their preconceptions. In your case we clearly got it wrong.
google  geekfeminism  rhetoric 
22 hours ago by shadowspar
So, about this Googler’s manifesto. - Medium
A recent Google alum responds to the infamous manifesto

2. What I am is an engineer, and I was rather surprised that anyone has managed to make it this far without understanding some very basic points about what the job is. The manifesto talks about making “software engineering more people-oriented with pair programming and more collaboration” but that this is fundamentally limited by “how people-oriented certain roles and Google can be;” and even more surprisingly, it has an entire section titled “de-emphasize empathy,” as one of the proposed solutions.
Google  womenintech  geekfeminism  empathy  collaboration 
2 days ago by jflorablack
I'm a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you.
by Cynthia Lee August 11, 2017
I’m a lecturer in computer science at Stanford. I’ve taught at least four different programming languages, including assembly. I’ve had a single-digit employee number in a startup. Yes, I’m a woman in tech.
geekfeminism  gender  womenintech  Google  sexism 
2 days ago by jflorablack
Jesus Fucking Christ, . if even can ban Nazis then you sure as hell can too.
godaddy  geekfeminism  literalnazis  from twitter
4 days ago by shadowspar
So, about this Googler’s manifesto. – Yonatan Zunger – Medium
A level-headed response from a just recently-former Googlite about just how stupid that "manifesto" is.
diversity  feminism  google  geekfeminism  bias 
12 days ago by moose
Exclusive: Here's The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google [Updated]
Same old same old same old. Poor white boys are being discriminated against by diversity. They're not just required to share their toys; the toys aren't being handed out to them automatically. Everyone knows that (cherry-picked and poor) science proves that women are inferior! Women are emotional, unlike men, who never have temper tantrums when they don't get their own way.

FFS, get me off this planet.
google  diversity  sexism  anti-feminism  geekfeminism  bigotry 
12 days ago by moose

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