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deltatwister3 karma

Hi Michael. What do you think about "diversity programs" offered by many tech companies such as google, microsoft, facebook, etc? (These are internship programs that hire almost exclusively stem minorities and women). On one hand, its a great way to get people of different backgrounds in tech, but on the other hand (this is something I have seen first hand) it makes people more dismissive of minorities even more -- saying they only got the job because of their ethnicity, gender, etc. What do you think about these programs that take ethnicity into account for hiring decisions? I am a huge believer that there needs to be more diversity in tech workplaces, but I am not sure this is the way to do it.