Get Ready for the ‘Tech Alt-Right’ to gain Power and Influence in Silicon Valley

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Get Ready for the 'Tech Alt-Right' to gain Power and Influence in Silicon Valley The firing of James Damore over his “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” memo will empower the tech alt-right. To understand why, imagine yourself as a Republican working at a big Silicon Valley tech company. You agree with Damore that some average differences between men and women probably explain some of why such a high proportion of computer programmers are male. You, however, in no way consider yourself sexist. What Damore’s termination tells you is that many in your field consider people with your beliefs to be unfit to work with. They hold opinions of you similar to those of former senior Google employee Yonatan Zunger, who wrote about Damore, saying: “Do you understand that at this point, I could not in good conscience assign anyone to work with you? I certainly couldn’t assign any women…

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