He added that people at Google needed to "stop assuming that gender gaps imply sexism".
An anti-diversity manifesto written by a Google employee went viral which cited that the company must concentrate more on "ideological diversity" rather than stepping up initiatives on gender and racial diversification. "If we can't have an honest discussion about this, then we can never truly solve the problem".
One of the main issues taken from the memo was that it suggested there were fewer women at Google due to biological differences.
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Sam , 16, continues his recovery at Dandenong Hospital after doctors struggled for most of Sunday to control the bleeding. According to the teen's father, Jarrod Kanizay , the bleeding wasn't noticed until about 30 minutes into the soak.
Tesla Model X Will Come Down To Meet Model 3
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is enlisting the investing public's help to fund production of its latest line of electric vehicles. The company's stock has added about 67% for the year to date, after peaking at a year-to-date gain of almost 80% in mid-June.
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He said it was unfortunate that the initiatives Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken initially with China had petered out. The editorial also claimed that "PLA has made sufficient preparation for military confrontation".
The brazen statement comes as companies in the technology sector, such as Google and rideshare app Uber, struggle to overcome complaints of festering gender discrimination and sexual harassment against women employees.
Pichai also said in his email that there are Google employees who are questioning whether they can safely express their opinions, especially ones that might fall into a minority.
Google's new head of diversity Danielle Brown was also quick to criticise the memo.
"We are unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and we'll continue to stand for that and be committed to it for the long haul". Fifty-six per cent of its workers are white and 35 per cent are Asian, while Hispanic and Black employees make up four per cent and two per cent of its workforce, respectively, according to the company's latest diversity report.
Despite losing his job at Google, Damore has been offered a job at Gab, a Twitter competitor for free speech activists, and at WikiLeaks.
Bloomberg was first to get a confirmation for the firing from the affected employee; Google declined to confirm the termination when contacted by Variety.
The city's forensic pathologists said Monday they have formally identified a man who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Nearly 3,000 individuals were slaughtered in NY , at the Pentagon and close Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the assaults.
Likewise, the preferred phrasing for " climate change adaption" is now " resilience to weather extremes ". Moebius-Clune shared that the new language was given to her staff and suggests it be passed on.
The Jaguars, who are holding joint practices with the Patriots in New England, declined comment on the situation Monday . Albert, 32, has earned two trips to the Pro Bowl and remains one of the better pass-protecting left tackles in the NFL.
According to CBS, the fire was small enough that community members were able to extinguish it before emergency services arrived. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. "I was shocked to learn this happened".
However, the top U.S. diplomat said it was not a matter of stopping the launches by "a specific number of days or weeks". Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi publicly admonished North Korea and urged them to abide by the new sanctions.
He fired a respectable 4-over-par 74, picking up birdies on a pair of Par-5s and saving par with numerous long putts. There was lots of talk that he was stealing a spot from a deserving pro, and that he would be lucky to break "85".
Recovery efforts continue for three missing service members after 23 of the personnel aboard the Osprey were rescued, Davis said. Marines are still missing. -Australian military training exercise at least two weeks ago in Shoalwater Bay.
She's also is seeking unspecified damages, which she's said she'll donate to charities that protect women from sexual assault. A member of Swift's staff called Mueller's boss at radio station KYGO and asked that the station "take appropriate action".
Spotify makes its Xbox One debut
It also includes a special selection of curated "Gaming" playlists for background listening during long play sessions. Changes will also be visible in the game hubs, profiles and clubs, making it easier to navigate and follow.
Gujarat RS polls: Won't join hands with BJP, says NCP
Patel asserted that he is contesting the poll as an ordinary Congressman not as political secretary to party head Sonia Gandhi . The BJP leaders made a dash to the EC once again, claiming that the top Congress leaders were pressurising the poll authority.
Iranian Drone Forces US Plane to Take Evasive Action
The jet had to maneuver to avoid collision with the QOM-1, coming just 200 feet laterally and 100 feet vertically of each other. But this appears to be the first time an Iranian drone has come dangerously close to a United States fighter plane in the Gulf.
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Kroon also shared that the company has vowed to "develop an inspection protocol" in order to prevent future tragedies. FOX8 Cleveland reports that four others remain hospitalized, including Jerrell's girlfriend, Keziah Lewis, 18.
APC: Attack on Catholic church barbaric
The gunmen, witnesses further said, first separated a group of worshipers from the rest and started executing them with gunfire. It called on security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of the crime were promptly apprehended and brought to justice.