The Google Search About Women That Everyone Should See
The result of a Google search is a pretty good reflection of what society is typing into the largest search database in the world. Sadly, this is an example of the results.
Here's what Emily said about her search:
Yesterday morning I was following up on a recommendation from my friend Ben — a woman he knows, an English major, taught herself calculus and wrote a book about it that I really want to read. Couldn't remember her name, though. So I searched for "english major who taught herself calculus."
And Google asked:
Did you mean "english major who taught HIMSELF calculus"?
It was just so weird, I took a screengrab, used a photo-editing tool to crop it to a wide horizontal shape and reduce the file size, and posted it with very short text. What was there to say besides: "No Google, no I didn't.”