Anorak

Anorak | Whining About Google’s Racist Doodles, A Seriously First World Problem

Whining About Google’s Racist Doodles, A Seriously First World Problem

by | 28th, February 2014

google

THERE are indeed things wrong with this world and it behoves us all to pay attention and try to make the world a better place by solving such problems. However, whining about what Google puts in its front page as a doodle may not actually be one of these things .

Activists have accused Google of being racist and sexist in their choice of figures to create the firm’s much loved Google Doodles for.

Spark, which describes itself as a ‘girl-fueled activist movement’, said its analysis found the majority of Google’s doodles were of white males.

It said the accolade was the modern equivalent of being put on a stamp, and said ‘it’s uncommon for Google to celebrate historical women of color.’

Well, yes. It’s entirely true that the world is a better place now as a result of it not being entirely the white males who have a say about what goes on it. But

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow



Posted: 28th, February 2014 | In: Money, Technology Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink