|It's extraordinarily difficult to study, understand, and differentiate the past before writing future's prologue. But, using a time-saving device like stereotypes1 will only make sure we write an uninteresting, boring, and worthless prologue in Future's book.|
Sometimes eyes and education are not enough to help you see2
UPDATED Google, Note to employees from CEO Sundar Pichai and Google, “A whole new world” of ideas at the Technovation Challenge
It doesn't seem useful or necessary to drag Google's global workforce into a political debate, which is now raging at the national level or to delimit a woman's biology. On the other hand it seems useful and beneficial for a leading and much admired tech company to greatly improve its percentage (e.g. 40+%) of women participation in science and engineering.
NYT, Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Memo Questioning Women in Tech
Boeing, Boeing Engineers Read Historic Letters | Women Make Us Better
Atlantic, Historic Rejection Letters to Women Engineers
1. Stereotypes can camouflage unscientific or crackpots eugenics assertions, which are extraordinarily harmful and destructive. Those seriously studying genetics would find nothing of interest in Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber3.
2. A quote oft attributed to Helen Keller is instructive. She was deaf and blind, but could see clearly.
"the highest result of education is tolerance"
3. Google Memo: Fired Employee Speaks Out! | James Damore and Stefan Molyneux The discussion commingled biology and politics, which results in a muddled discussion.
Originally Published August 08, 2017; Last Updated August 11, 2017; Last Republished August 11, 2017: