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The Ever-Shrinking Transistor and the Invention of Google

The Ever-Shrinking Transistor and the Invention of Google

Innovators are often unreasonable people: restless, quarrelsome, unsatisfied, and ambitious. Often, they are immigrants, especially on the west coast of America. Not always, though. Sometimes they can be quiet, unassuming, modest, and sensible stay-at-home types. The person whose career and insights best capture the extraordinary evolution of the computer between

Matt Ridley
Matt Ridley
Google
Quillette Podcast 41 – Ex-Google Software Engineer Mike Wacker on the Company's Liberal Bias

Quillette Podcast 41 – Ex-Google Software Engineer Mike Wacker on the Company's Liberal Bias

Jonathan Kay talks to Mike Wacker, the ex-Google software engineer who was fired for exposing the company’s liberal bias. You can read Mike’s piece about working at Google here.

Quillette
Quillette
Demonetizing
Facebook Has a Right to Block 'Hate Speech'—But Here’s Why It Shouldn’t

Facebook Has a Right to Block 'Hate Speech'—But Here’s Why It Shouldn’t

The article that follows is the first instalment of “Who Controls the Platform?”—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Our editors invite submissions to this series, which may be directed to pitch@quillette.com. In late August, I wrote a note to my then-colleagues at Facebook about the

Brian Amerige
Brian Amerige
Facebook
Inside a Google Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Inside a Google Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

How could any reasonable person oppose diversity and inclusion in the workplace? Answer: Because “diversity and inclusion” in the work context is actually a euphemism for something else. During an October 30 summit held by Google, attendees listened to a panel discussion titled, “Beyond Hype, How Diversity & Inclusion in

Joseph Klein
Joseph Klein
Diversity