Blocked and Reported

What In The Everloving Name Of Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Is Going On At Google?

December 14th, 2020  •  1 hr 2 mins  •  Download (25.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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A major blowup at at Google led to the firing or resignation (depending on who you ask) of Timnit Gebru and accusations that the company's social-justice efforts are performative at best. But behind the scenes, some Googlers are telling a different, slightly more complicated story. Who's right? Katie and Jesse bring on Jon Stokes, an Ars Technica founder who is much better connected in the tech world than they are, to help explain this tangled controversy.