It’s amazing to think that Google found zero relationship between an interviewer saying “Hire” and whether the candidate was actually a good hire or not. So when tech companies talk about “lowering the bar” by hiring minorities they are actually just saying they don’t want to hire minorities since no one in tech actually has a bar that works very well in determining good versus bad hires regardless of ethnicity or gender.
… fell in love with a woman. The editor responded: What are you trying to do to my nice lady doctor? Not so naïve anymore, I willfully refused to understand that I was not being asked to advance plot or deepen character but to churn out a predictable product that could be marketed with a minimum of effort and expense.