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Senior Google engineer criticizes diversity, employees go nuts

Senior Google engineer criticizes diversity, employees go nuts Today, news broke about a memo being passed around Google.Written by a politically conservative senior software engineer at Google, the media is ablaze with negative articles labeling his memo a "manifesto" and "screed".

This is what 'The Bachelorette' would look like if all the contestants were Asian

This is what 'The Bachelorette' would look like if all the contestants were Asian Ever imagined what The Bachelorette would look like with a cast of Asian men?For one, they take their shoes off before they enter the house, and pop pepcid before they drink alcohol.

Silicon Valley's gossip app is all over the place on the 'Google Manifesto'

Silicon Valley's gossip app is all over the place on the 'Google Manifesto' Twitter was buzzing this weekend over the so-called "Google Manifesto," a 10-page document that opposed diversity initiatives and was written by a software engineer at Google.But if you want to hear how engineers and other members of the tech community feel about the document, you should turn to Blind.

Yes, that controversial Google diversity rant matters. Like, really matters.

Yes, that controversial Google diversity rant matters. Like, really matters. Of course, the tech industry's lack of diversity is a known issue, as is the complete lack of any self-awareness that might lead to fixing the problem.Mashable spoke with Elizabeth Ames, senior vice president of marketing, alliances, and programs at the Anita Borg Institute, which champions the advancement of women in the tech industry.

Google employee who wrote disgusting manifesto identified

Google employee who wrote disgusting manifesto identified We now know the identity of the Google software engineer who authored the anti-diversity "manifesto" that went viral inside of the company.Motherboard, which first reported the existence of the document Saturday, just published a version of the memo that contains the author's name, as well as all of the citations he linked to as part of his "research.

Google recruiters are getting an earful about that sexist 'manifesto'

Google recruiters are getting an earful about that sexist 'manifesto' Now, it looks like the backlash caused by the memo is starting to hurt the company's chances with prospective employees.People have started to take to Twitter to share responses to Google recruiters in light of the scandal.

Google CEO responds to engineer's sexist 'manifesto'

Google CEO responds to engineer's sexist 'manifesto' Previously, the company's VP of Diversity and an engineering VP released statements that were not as forceful as many critics would have liked.Even so, Pichai was careful to point out that  "many points raised in the memo.

Disney Channel features interracial lesbian couple and other networks should catch up already

Disney Channel features interracial lesbian couple and other networks should catch up already The Disney Channel continued to show its commitment to diversity and inclusivity last week with an episode of Doc McStuffins titled "The Emergency Plan," which also featured an interracial lesbian couple as parents.Instead, the show taught kids how to prepare for an earthquake, while also presenting parents who happen to be lesbians.

YouTube CEO perfectly sums up why Google engineer’s memo is so hurtful

YouTube CEO perfectly sums up why Google engineer’s memo is so hurtful Another Google executive has spoken out against the sexist memo written by a former engineer at the company.YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki wrote about how the memo brought up the pain associated with the sexism she and others in the tech industry have faced for years.

Google cancels diversity meeting because of alt-right trolling

Google cancels diversity meeting because of alt-right trolling Google has reportedly canceled its company-wide meeting meant to address the ongoing controversy caused by the anti-diversity "manifesto" written by a former engineer.The meeting was canceled due to safety concerns, after several employees' names were published in online forums, according to Recode.

The top 10 companies for diversity in tech, ranked by their own underrepresented employees

The top 10 companies for diversity in tech, ranked by their own underrepresented employees Former Google engineer James Damore's memo has ignited a pointless debate about whether or not women are inherently less capable of careers as software engineers.Even at companies where engineers aren't circulating arguments for why their employers should dismantle diversity programs, these ideas are pervasive.

'Little Mermaid' actress has something to say to those who have criticized an Asian-American Ariel

'Little Mermaid' actress has something to say to those who have criticized an Asian-American Ariel When Diana Huey, a Japanese-born actress, accepted a role as Ariel in a the touring production of "The Little Mermaid," some folks were mad.In conversation with Buffalo News, Huey explains she came across Facebook comments from people discussing the show before a Memphis performance.

Exclusive interview: Polym on how remote working can bring us closer together

Exclusive interview: Polym on how remote working can bring us closer together The really critical piece is the addition of video collaboration, and that’s available from a number of different sources.A great example of how all these come together is with MYOB Group in Australia, a cloud based business management solutions provider.

‘Lost Legacy’ proves the best thing ‘Uncharted’ did was ditch Nathan Drake

‘Lost Legacy’ proves the best thing ‘Uncharted’ did was ditch Nathan Drake Calling Lost Legacy a promising next step for the series in a post-Nathan Drake world doesn't do it justice.”  Sure, the games before Lost Legacy were all well-made interactive iterations of action films set in the tradition of James Bond.

Naomi Campbell calls out former Vogue editor for the magazine's lack of diversity

Naomi Campbell calls out former Vogue editor for the magazine's lack of diversity And, Naomi Campbell has just come for the fashion magazine's lack of diversity under the leadership of its former editor-in-chief.The supermodel posted a photo of Vogue's all-white editorial staff on her Instagram, noting that it had been taken while Alexandra Shulman was at the helm of the magazine.

Comicker Press Kickstarter Interview with Sean E. Williams

Comicker Press Kickstarter Interview with Sean E. Williams Last year they ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund bringing two of their comics to print.Right now, Comicker is back on Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign running through September 15th to bring five new books to print: I got the chance to talk to Comicker co-founder, Sean E.