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Diversity Row Hits Google

Google fires the author of a memo suggesting women are biologically less-suited to some jobs in tech. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.

Dame Stephanie Shirley, a pioneer of Britain's computing industry, gives her take on a memo by a Google programmer suggesting women are biologically less-suited to some jobs in tech. Professor Paul Fletcher from the University of Cambridge and Tameem Antoniades of games developer Ninja Theory tell us about Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, a game aiming to give players an experience of psychosis. And James Chappell from security firm Digital Shadows reveals disturbing information about people available on the open internet and the "Dark Web". Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporter Zoe Kleinman, and special guest Stephanie Hare, from technology consultants Accenture Research.

(Image: Participants hold up a Google banner during Berlin's annual Christopher Street Day (CSD) gay pride parade, Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/ AFP/ Getty Images).

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