• Google fires top AI ethicist 2 months after co-leader's ousting, leaving its ethical AI team headless

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google backed out Project Maven, a controversial AI project with the Pentagon, but has continued working with the agency.
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    Google has fired another AI ethics researcher for what it says were "multiple violations" of its rules.
    The researcher, Margaret Mitchell, was a co-lead of Google's ethical AI team.
    Mitchell announced the news on Twitter by simply writing "I'm fired."
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