Contentious Manifesto

Watercooler talk turned serious this week as all eyes were on a leaked 10-page internal “memo” from a Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” While the story is still unfolding, Gizmodo’s Rae Paoletta penned an opinion piece warning that some of author James Damore’s statements smack of “the same pseudoscience peddled by eugenicists and white supremacists for decades.”
 
“It’s important to emphasize that even today,” Paoletta writes, “women, non-binary people, and people of color in STEM fields are still regularly confronted with bigoted attitudes wrapped in a guise of ‘biology’.”

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