Google fired him from his engineer position after he posted a think-piece that some thought ravingly sexist and antidiversity.
That sparked even more discussion about diversity and inclusion in a year in which we've had Uber investigations into the topic, lawsuits and investigations targeting Google over gender discrimination, and VCs apologizing to women entrepreneurs.
He's criticized, for instance, organizations that teach women to code.
Damore gave four options for tweeters to respond in a poll: "Yes," "No, the names aren't cool," "No, that's racist" and "No, other."
Sample: "You know you've moralized an issue when you can't criticize its heroes or acknowledge any positive aspect of its villains."
Not everyone seemed to agree.