The Department of Labor is filing a lawsuit against tech company Palantir for discriminating against Asians. Asians are rarely, if ever, considered a minority. With Peter Thiel leading the company, could there be a political motive behind this lawsuit? It doesn’t seem that unreasonable considering the week Oculus VR founder Palmer Lucky has had after The Daily Beast discovered he had donated to a conservative non-profit developing memes to attack Hillary Clinton. Is there any room at all for conservatives or Trump supporters in tech?
SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qo78R_yYFA
Princeton and SAT scores: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-adv-asian-race-tutoring-20150222-story.html
DOL lawsuit against Palantir: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/27/technology/us-accuses-tech-firm-of-bias-against-asian-software-engineers.html
Dustin Moskovitz “Compelled to Act”: https://medium.com/@moskov/compelled-to-act-1413930041ee
Diversity advocates often say their fight for diversity is backed by science. The saying goes, diversity leads to an overall performance boost. So why isn’t there a push for diversity of political affiliation? And why does science only apply when it doesn’t conflict with their worldview?
Ben Shapiro Tweet: https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/776548646628106240
Twitter suspends SAFE Movement: https://twitter.com/LaloDagach/status/778333686248968192
Academia’s Rejection of Diversity: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/31/opinion/academias-rejection-of-diversity.html
Ladies is Gender Neutral: http://blog.alicegoldfuss.com/ladies-is-gender-neutral/
This past weekend I finally got to experience virtual reality with the HTC Vive. I’ve been looking forward to VR since I was a little kid and even with my high expectations it did not disappoint at all.
My blog post “In Defense of Douglas Crockford”: http://atom-morgan.github.io/in-defense-of-douglas-crockford
Nodevember’s statement: http://nodevember.org/statement.html
“Why I won’t be speaking at conferences with Douglas Crockford anymore.”: https://medium.com/@nodebotanist/why-i-won-t-be-speaking-at-conferences-with-douglas-crockford-anymore-61bc29f028c8#.h70hvmpzb
Kass’ talk at Nodevember: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBRGMcdAKzs
“Stepping down as Nodevember organizer”: http://www.kevinold.com/2016/09/05/stepping-down-as-nodevember-organizer.html
The Stupidity of Diversity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8O885Zx8CE