Does it seem bizarre to anyone else for a company to have an internal social network?
I thought the general concessions was that on social networks, people are more likely to treat each other as jerks than when face to face.
If your company has a social network, would you engage with it? If you run a company, would you make your social network more than just an auxiliary function for management?
I think these two parts sum it up nicely:
> "Where Damore had argued that Google's diversity policies went too far, Altheide argued that Google was doing too little to promote workplace diversity."
> "I respectfully ask that everyone stop engaging on this thread," Ramaswamy wrote. "Google is not a debate club or a philosophy class. We are a workplace and we have an obligation to make sure our discussions remain respectful."
Lots of people will suggest that Altheide was disruptive in the workplace, regardless of the merits of his arguments. And he will likely experience career consequences for his actions.
But things don't change without people like Cory Altheide.
I pretty much only read the comments and far better than I would expect.
Lots of comments why are employees not focusing on actual work versus all of the politics.
One was from someone who indicated he has no idea who the guy in one cube over voted for and the way it should be at work.
All of this Google stuff of late with Damore and this one just stresses why that is how it should be today in the US.
Work is for work.
sounds like you can get fired for being insufferable whether liberal or conservative.
Picture of the engineer, Cory Altheide: https://avatars0.githubusercontent.com/u/43385?s=1488&v=4
Anybody read the comments there ? I did not click, since pretty much expected to see the usual racist and mra types showing up.