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Apple's 'hidden' job ad found online
The advertisement for "a talented engineer" begins with the welcome: "Hey there! You found us."

Apple's 'hidden' job ad found online
The advertisement for "a talented engineer" begins with the welcome: "Hey there! You found us."
[BBC News]

Huawei Held the First Apache HBaseCon Asia, Driving Big Data Industry Growth Together with Industry Experts
Recently, Huawei held the first Apache HBaseCon Asia in Shenzhen. The conference brought together over 300 HBase developers from well-known companies in the industry. A number of heavyweight PMC members and committers, as well as more than 20 HBase senior engineers from China, the United (...)
[WebWire Computer networks]

Former Google engineer: 'I do not support the alt-right'
James Damore, the former Google engineer who was fired over his controversial diversity post, distances himself from the alt-right movement.
[CNN Money]

James Damore, Google, and the YouTube radicalization of angry white men
Damore became an ‘alt-right’ hero after Google fired him over his views on women. Did Google-owned YouTube play a role in reinforcing those ideas? For the YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, the Google manifesto was personal and painful. After reading the news of engineer James Damore’s 10-page memo (...)
[The Guardian]

Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me
In an an opinion article in the Wall Street Journal, former Google engineer James Damore writes about why he thinks he was fired for writing a controversial memo.
[CNN Money]

Google cancels staff meeting after Gamergate-style attack on employees
Firing of James Damore, engineer behind controversial diversity memo, sparks ire from ‘alt-right’ reminiscent of 2014 Gamergate harassment campaign Google cancelled a company-wide meeting on Thursday after several of its employees became targets of a Gamergate-style campaign of harassment by (...)
[The Guardian]

Fired Google memo writer gives first big interviews to rightwing YouTubers
James Damore, the engineer fired this week for his criticism of diversity, spoke with two YouTube personalities who have espoused anti-feminist views James Damore went from an unknown software engineer at Google to widespread internet notoriety when the technology company fired him for writing (...)
[The Guardian]

The perfect culture war: how conservative pundits reacted to Google's fired engineer
Pundits identify with James Damore, who wrote a 10-page manifesto suggesting gender inequality in Silicon Valley was natural Google’s decision to fire an engineer who sent out a screed on diversity to his colleagues is the stuff of conservative culture war dreams. For a start, a lot of (...)
[The Guardian]

Mazda boosts petrol engine efficiency in fresh blow to diesel
Japanese carmaker says from 2019 it will sell cars fitted with engines that largely eliminate need for spark plugs, improving fuel consumption by 30% One of the world’s largest automotive firms has hailed a technological breakthrough for the petrol engine, in an engineering twist for an industry (...)
[The Guardian]

Silicon Valley spars over Googler's essay
A Google engineer's manifesto is the latest schism in Silicon Valley.
[CNN Money]

Google employee fired over diversity row considers legal action
Computer engineer James Damore, axed for suggesting women were less suited to certain tech roles, may challenge dismissal The computer engineer fired by Google for suggesting women are less suited to certain roles in tech and leadership is considering taking legal action against the company. (...)
[The Guardian]

Women in tech: share your experiences
With Google reportedly firing author of a controversial anti-diversity memo, we want to hear the experiences of women working in the industry A Google software engineer has been reportedly fired for a memo he wrote criticising the company’s efforts to improve its record on diversity. The 10-page (...)
[The Guardian]

Google CEO cuts vacation short over memo crisis
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has condemned portions of a controversial memo sent by a male engineer at the company who argued that women are not biologically fit for tech roles.
[CNN Money]

Google reportedly fires author of anti-diversity memo
CEO Sundar Pichai says internal document that criticised efforts to promote women and under-represented minorities is ‘contrary to our basic values’ Google reportedly fired a software engineer on Monday after a document he wrote criticising the company’s diversity efforts and attributing the tech (...)
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