The Economist, writing from the point of view of Larry Page:
Your interpretation is wrong. Your memo was a great example of
what’s called “motivated reasoning” — seeking out only the
information that supports what you already believe. It was
derogatory to women in our industry and elsewhere. Despite your
stated support for diversity and fairness, it demonstrated
The Google engineer received support from several high-profile figures after his firing over a leaked memo that suggested "biological" reasons caused the tech industry's gender gap.
Google fired software engineer James Damore for writing a 10-page memo critical of the company's diversity policy. The memo violated the company's code of conduct by "advancing harmful gender stereotypes" by suggesting that biologic...
The science in Damore’s memo is still very much in play. His analysis of its implications is at best politically naive, and at worst dangerous.
James Damore, the Google engineer fired for writing a controversial memo about diversity in tech, spent hours responding to people in a Q&A session on Reddit. Damore was fired a week ago for his document, which was titled "Google's ...