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The paper that led to Timnit Gebru’s ouster from Google

A paper co-authored by former Google AI ethicist Timnit Gebru raised some potentially thorny questions for Google about whether AI language models may be too big, and whether tech companies are doing enough to reduce potential risks, according to MIT Technology Review. The paper also questioned the environmental costs and …

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Google fires prominent AI ethicist Timnit Gebru

[ad_1] Timnit Gebru, one of Google’s top artificial intelligence researchers, says the company abruptly fired her yesterday. The technical co-lead of Google’s Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team claims managers were upset about an email she’d sent to colleagues. The email, which was sent to the Brain Women and Allies listserv, voiced …

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