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Discussion on: The Enormous Diversity Problem at AWS re:Invent 2017

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Ondrej Linek

What about making it mandatory for people to work in IT? Just order them to do IT jobs. If they don't want join IT companies voluntarily we can introduce a quota system where people and especially people from minority backgrounds, would be forced to enter the IT job market.

It doesn't matter whether or not they want to start their career in IT or if they like doing IT jobs (or even if they are good at it) we will achieve diversity at any cost!

If this doesn't work we can punish companies that are not diverse enough with fines and taxes.

Diversity will be achieved!

Or we can do it the other way around - send white male programmers to other countries - I'm sure they will bring much needed diversity to places like Africa and Asia.