I flagged as off-topic because there is no technical content in the video and the content is anecdotal reflections on social issues at best.
I think that’s the point. For the person doing the video, and people like him, they feel like they CAN’T level up on technical skills until they prove themselves in multiple other ways, often involving issues outside of work.
This has been a longstanding thing with all areas of trying to increase diversity in our industry. Conway’s Law states that systems mirror the organizations that created them – this means that if your organization is exclusionary (even unintentionally), so will the things your organization creates.
Look up the term “code-switching” to get a better idea of what he’s referring to for part of this video.
This comment is for you: https://lobste.rs/s/xmwol9/markets_discrimination_lowering_bar#c_ainvtv
There is no technical content, this is pure naval gazing and why the culture category is often a collectivist dumpster fire. Flagged and hidden.