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Google’s Silencing of James Damore

The software engineer who penned a 10-page manifesto calling Google’s diversity and inclusion policies “discriminatory,” “unfair” and “divisive” and blasting the Silicon Valley company’s “politically correct,” “left-leaning” culture as unaccepting of anyone outside its “ideological echo chamber” has been fired. So much for the search giant’s supposedly open culture that[…] Read On

Uber’s Ouster of Travis Kalanick Is No Victory for Anyone

Feminists and diversity activists everywhere are celebrating the demise of Travis Kalanick, Uber’s founding chief executive who was forced to resign by a group of investors and directors today. Kalanick has long been portrayed as the poster child for Silicon Valley’s bro culture, and his company branded as an evil enterprise[…] Read On

Narcissism Is Eating the World

Babies are the ultimate narcissists. They absolutely believe the world revolves around them. And they’ll do anything to get our attention: look cute and gurgle, grab our fingers and never let go, scream their little heads off. Whatever works, good or bad, they’ll do it. The thing is, babies have[…] Read On

A Biased Media’s Chilling Effect on Diversity of Thought

We keep hearing that Trump’s attacks on the media will have a chilling effect on an essential aspect of democratic society – freedom of the press – but nobody talks about the reverse: a biased media’s chilling effect on freedom of thought. The latter is arguably worse. The president may have[…] Read On