By biological, I assume you mean a particular biological inability to touch computers or other objects more technologically sophisticated than an abacus?
Thus the idea of programming for them is simply out of the realm of possibility because they can only consider numbers well enough to head out to the market and bring home dinner.
By biological, you must mean Women literally can’t interact with any kind of technology more advanced than a refrigerator, which is a fortunate aspect of their biology and which conveniently kept them at home instead of the office for decades.
By biological, you are sure to mean that women can’t even conceive of technology unless it is sitting right in front of them. Their cortical activity simply won’t allow them to be aware of it at a level greater than “is it there or not?”
A psychology so impaired it isn’t something they can even conceive of in any meaningful way. Fire. That’s the highest level of technology considered woman-enabled. Good. At least they can be useful in making dinner and burning leaves.
By biologically incompatible with technology, it must mean women can’t even ride in technology, walking from place to place because the only technology they can interact with effectively is the street itself.
To ride in a car or train must be physically impossible. Fortunately most women across the planet are still able to trek ten miles each way to bring water home for the family.
Because based on the premise women are biologically not able to use technology to any significant degree is as ridiculous as the examples I have listed above.
THE ANSWER: Hell no.
This was the premise of a manifesto by a now-former Google employee named James Damore. In said memo he used any variety of specious rhetoric to justify why women get paid less than men in the technology industry, have much lower levels of representation, and are in every way conceivable, inferior to men when it comes to the utilization of technology. That’s harsh, Dude.
“That an engineer at a blue chip firm felt it necessary to explain in excruciating detail how a woman’s biological tendencies (agreeability, neuroticism, empathy, etc.) make them less equipped than men for certain jobs felt to many like a reminder of why tech continues to be in large part a walled bro-garden.
There are fewer women (or people of color) in tech because they know how awful it can be to work there. No bullet-pointed memorandum cheering for “viewpoint diversity” can put lipstick on that particular pig.”
Now there are news articles where Google staffers (likely men who agree with James Damore) have decided they will be leaving Google because of their stance on diversity and their unwillingness to compromise with the issues Damore raised in his manifesto. Gasp! Let the pearl-clutching commence. Oh, you want my honest opinion — I’d tell ’em: Get out.
If you feel the nature of the Bro-verse has changed and minorities are encroaching upon your specialized field of occupational endeavor where you believe you should reign supreme, I got news for you. This has gone on far too long and if this is your wakeup, here’s some coffee — to go.
Damore has decided he will take legal action against Google. If Google is like any other employer I know, Damore is likely an at-will employee, which means they could fire him for ANY reason or NO reason at all. And if he isn’t an at-will employee, his flagrant violation of their Code of Conduct should be easy enough for any judge who isn’t blind, crippled or crazy to rule against him almost reflexively.
But given the conservative nature of the country and the league of Dude-bros who are feeling oppressed by having to cede ground to women and minorities, there will be some vulture lawyer swooping in to take the case on contingency. Unless James Damore is far more convincing in person than he was with his manifesto, (which I doubt) all I see is Google being bothered with a court date which will end in them squashing Damore, while annoying a few lawyers, at least one judge and moving on, a few seconds of Google’s net worth poorer for the experience.
Meanwhile Google is experiencing heat from the Dude-bro supporters around the Internet as they harass, dox or otherwise make the Internet lives of Google staffers unpleasant using techniques mastered during the Gamer-gate controversy which started back in 2014. Already many prominent Googlers have closed their social media venues.
Ultimately, whatever company decides to hire Damore and considers him an asset, shame on you. I will not be using any product you produce because by hiring him, you have admitted his mindset is one you can get behind. No one should be willing to admit women or minorities are inferior on the face of their biology and still find a job. Unless he’s sewing Confederate flags. This whole manifesto has the reek of the Alt-right to me.
Wait, I just discovered Damore has a video explanation/interview provided to him by members of the Alt-Right. You will have to find your own link. I still have standards.
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