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Love for Google reason for gender memo: Ex-employee

Damore, who was Google's software engineer, said he was fired for 'perpetuating gender stereotypes'

Ellen Huet | Bloomberg 

Ex-Google engineer James Damore says problems with the company’s culture prompted him to write the memo on gender differences that ignited a social media firestorm and led to his dismissal. Damore, who went from employee to outcast upon the memo’s circulation, said in his first public comments that he penned the document out of love for Alphabet’s Google. Damore was a software engineer at the search giant’s Mountain View headquarters until Monday afternoon, when he said he was fired for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.” His missive — ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 02:48 IST