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Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber by James Damore

How bias clouds our thinking about diversity and inclusion


James Damore – damore@
July 2017
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Reply to public response and misrepresentation 1 TL;DR 2 Background 2 Google’s biases 2 Possible non bias causes of the gender gap in tech 3

Personality differences 4

Men’s higher drive for status 5

Non discriminatory ways to reduce the gender gap 5 The harm of Google’s biases 6 Why we’re blind 7 Suggestions 8

Reply to public response and misrepresentation

I value diversity and inclusion, am not denying that sexism exists, and don’t endorse using stereotypes. When addressing the gap in representation in the population, we need to look at population level differences in distributions. If we can’t have an honest discussion about this, then we can never truly solve the problem. (continua…)