18 Nov 2021

The Department of Defense is issuing AI ethics guidelines for tech contractors

In 2018, when Google employees found out about their company’s involvement in Project Maven, a controversial US military effort to develop AI to analyze surveillance video, they weren’t happy. Thousands protested. “We believe that Google should not be in the business of war,” they wrote in a letter to the

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20 Jan 2021

Google is investigating the actions of another top AI ethicist

Google is reportedly investigating recent actions taken by Margaret Mitchell, a top artificial intelligence ethicist at the tech giant. The probe into Mitchell follows the forced exit of another prominent researcher on the AI ethics team at Google, Timnit Gebru. Gebru’s exit sparked outrage among Google employees. Google allegedly found

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