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Ben Shapiro: Google's ideological echo chamber (audio from 08-07-2017)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvt-rLEfbnA

"Google's ideological echo chamber" is an internal memo written by an anonymous Google programmer on the company's ideological stance toward diversity. The a...

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47 Google staffer's hostility to affirmative action sparks furious backlash

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/06/google-staffers-manifesto-against-affirmative-action-sparks-furious-backlash

Document arguing against programmes to promote race and gender diversity attributes lack of women in tech to ‘biological causes’

46 Google has fired the engineer whose anti-diversity memo reflects a divided tech culture

http://www.vox.com/identities/2017/8/8/16106728/google-fired-engineer-anti-diversity-memo

James Damore’s sexist screed indicted all of Silicon Valley.

26 The Google memo is poorly argued and reaches the wrong conclusion

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-memo-diversity-tech-2017-8

If the qualified-candidate pool in a field skews male, that can make it more important for firms to make efforts to recruit women.

25 Google employee's theory that women are unsuited to tech jobs provokes immediate backlash

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/06/google-employees-theory-women-unsuited-tech-jobs-provokes-immediate/

A Google employee’s manifesto arguing that programmes increasing race and gender diversity be replaced with a commitment to “ideological diversity” has spread rapidly across social media sparking a furious backlash.

19 I just left a senior job at Google – so let me clear up this latest controversy about software engineer sexism

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/google-sexist-memo-employee-software-engineer-women-biological-controversy-feminism-a7880476.html

You have probably heard about the manifesto a Googler (not someone senior) published internally about, essentially, how women and men are intrinsically different and we should stop trying to make it possible for women to be engineers, because it’s just not worth it.

15 Google employee's sexist manifesto sparks outrage

http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2017/08/07/google-employee-manifesto-anti-diversity-sexist-memo.cnnmoney/index.html

A leaked internal memo from a male engineer at Google argues that the gender wage gap is a myth and biological differences may prevent women from succeeding in the tech industry.