That Google memo

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That Google memo

Post by Dan Badbro_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:32 am

Has anyone read it? Seems like most reporters haven't.

Here's a YouTube of an interview with James https://youtu.be/SEDuVF7kiPU

In short guy (Cis White Male) says Google has become monoculture unwilling to tolerate other views... Google don't tolerate this and fire him.

This is what NSBH is so terribly on about.

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Re: That Google memo

Post by _j_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:00 am

Don't think our resident broflake will like this bit much:
Feminism has made great progress in freeing women from the female gender role, but men are still very much tied to the male gender role. If we, as a society, allow men to be more “feminine,” then the gender gap will shrink, although probably because men will leave tech and leadership for traditionally feminine roles.
http://gizmodo.com/exclusive-heres-the- ... 1797564320

Chris has made it very clear that he thinks men should be axe swinging, beer drinking, emotionally repressed, middle-age heart attack victims, and women should be mysterious objects that we can't possibly understand (but that's fine because they aren't allowed to leave the kitchen).

As for what the geezer has actually written, he misses a very important point; the reason that Google is undertaking this alleged positive discrimination is precisely BECAUSE there's such an imbalance.

My personal view is that it's right wing whiny broflaking of the highest order. Did he deserve to lose his job? Maybe not, but that's capitalism for you. If you don't want to be fired don't criticise the people in charge. Do we really believe that some form of recrimination wouldn't happen if someone called out a company for being racist or sexist? How are things going at Uber these days?
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Re: That Google memo

Post by LTJ_Nukem » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:24 am

Google have always been quinces, especially since they got into the mobile business. If the guy takes them to court for unfair dismissal he’ll probably win, although you’d have to have big balls and an even bigger wallet to go down that road.

I love uber. They’re the best new company for years. They could be cooking and eating children and I’d still use them. So so cheap, just like life.
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Re: That Google memo

Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:05 pm

Nukems mum
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Post by LTJ_Nukem » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:23 pm

Nukem's mutter Nukem's mutter über alles
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Re: That Google memo

Post by _j_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:05 pm

LTJ_Nukem wrote:Google have always been quinces
Who is quincier? The quince or the one who moans about the quince?
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Re: That Google memo

Post by LTJ_Nukem » Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:46 pm

The quince. If you critique a quince it doesn't make you a quince.
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Re: That Google memo

Post by Dan Badbro_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:23 pm

Not mutually exclusive
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Re: That Google memo

Post by LTJ_Nukem » Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:36 pm

ur mom is not mutually exclusive
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Re: That Google memo

Post by TT_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:42 pm

My thoughts are that the yanks have got their panties in a bunch and should just stfu

forget about white privilege, lets talk american privilege. This means that when it comes to discussing america, americans should just BE QUIET
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:04 pm

It Will End In Tears
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Re: That Google memo

Post by Dan Badbro_ » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:11 pm

Adding to my view count...

:chin: I wish _nic were here to help count.
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Post by LTJ_Nukem » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:26 pm

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Re: That Google memo

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