Google reportedly fires engineer for sexist ‘manifesto’

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The Google engineer behind the infamous anti-diversity “manifesto” that took the company by storm over the weekend has reportedly been fired. 

James Damore, a software engineer who penned the memo, confirmed the firing over email to Bloomberg and Recode also reported he had been let go according to their unnamed sources. The author’s identity, revealed in the Bloomberg report, had also been noted in a Motherboard post featuring a more complete copy of his memo.

In a companywide email, first reported by Recode, CEO Sundar Pichai said parts of the lengthy document “violate our Code of Conduct and cross the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace.”  Read more…

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from Mashable http://mashable.com/2017/08/07/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-manifesto-response/
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from Blogger http://thewarringtonnews.blogspot.com/2017/08/google-reportedly-fires-engineer-for.html
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