Ex-Google engineer James Damore continues blitz against company
Monday, 14 August 2017 () A Google engineer fired for criticising the tech giant for its diversity policy continued his blitz against the company and dubbed his former workplace a “cult”. According to an op-ed titled “Why I Was Fired by Google” in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday, James Damore, who was fired for writing a 10-page anti-diversity memo, said: “Google is a particularly intense echo chamber because it is in the middle of Silicon Valley and is so life-encompassing as a place to work.” “Some even live on campus. 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
Aug.09 -- Ex-Google engineer James Damore says problems with the company’s culture prompted him to write the memo on gender differences that ignited a social media firestorm and led to his dismissal. Bloomberg's Ellen Huet reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
After Google fired the engineer who authored the anti-diversity memo, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a meeting of all the employees set for Thursday. The tech giant... BGR India - TechnologyAlso reported by •Reuters India