Fired diversity memo author James Damore: Google 'almost like a cult'
Friday, 11 August 2017 () Former Google Inc. software engineer James Damore penned another think piece about the company’s “echo chamber” Friday afternoon in which he claims he was fired due to public pressure and not fitting in at Google's "cult." “For many, including myself, working at Google is a major part of their identity, almost like a cult with its own leaders and saints, all believed to righteously uphold the sacred motto of 'Don’t be evil,' " Damore wrote in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled…
Google has fired the engineer behind an anti-diversity missive that reignited heated debate over treatment of women in Silicon Valley, including a string of sexual harassment scandals. Matthew Larotonda reports.
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