Google values: the hornet’s nest gets kicked

In what could be a landmark challenge to employment practice former Google employee James Damore has launched a class action lawsuit accusing the search giant of discrimination against conservatives. (See here for the news story.) Just to be clear, Damore’s views about the (non) capabilities of female engineers are idiotic, and you might say it... Continue Reading →

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Why work for nothing? (4)

The idea of ownership is important to our sense of ourselves. Most of us have at least a few possessions which we feel are really part of us, which somehow help to define us. I have thousands of books, reflecting the development of English literature from Chaucer onwards, most of which I rarely look at,... Continue Reading →

Why work for nothing? (3)

Person of Interest is on one level a slick bit of US TV pap. But it's found itself in an interesting position in the light of Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA. The series' premise is that after 9/11 the (US) government commissioned a system that would monitor the public and private data running across the... Continue Reading →

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