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Engineer: Google Proved My Point by Firing Me

James Damore says company can't tolerate opposing views

(Newser) - The Google engineer who wrote a controversial memo about why so few women work in tech also complained in that same memo that Google had an "ideological echo chamber" and oppressed opposing views. "My firing neatly confirms that point," writes James Damore in a Wall Street Journal... More »

Google CEO Calls Off Meeting Amid Alt-Right Fears

Workers said they were worried about harassment

(Newser) - Google CEO Sundar Pichai planned to address the controversy over an anti-diversity memo at an all-employee town hall meeting—but he called it off after workers said they were worried about online harassment. Pichai said questions from employees had been leaked and their identities had been published on alt-right websites,... More »

Fired Google Engineer Made Big Move on Day He Was Fired

Was labor complaint a smart preemptive strike?

(Newser) - A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. James Damore , whose memo over the weekend caused an uproar online, said that prior to... More »

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