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Google diversity memo: Web giant repudiates staffer's screed for 'incorrect assumptions about gender'

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Re: Dare I say

And white males, especially from financially privileged backgrounds, arrive for interviews with a tottering stack of privilege that others do not have.

That's why we deliberately hire illeterate school drop puts. We found that many of the applicants for chief surgeon had attended elite medical schools.

There was an interview on our local "women in tech" quango. Some poor (financially) women with a non-traditional education background (ie didn't finish school) had been marketed into borrowing $30k for a few week bootcamp to learn programming.

She is then quoted "now when I apply for those jobs I know I have the skills". So when she loses out on the Google internship to somebody who has an MIT CS PhD or some kid who was reading Linux kernel source since the age of 10 and created a new language - it's because of discrimination.

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