Google Researcher Says She Was Fired Over Paper Highlighting Bias in A.I. #EthicalAI

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Timnit Gebru is well known for her work on ethical AI. Big data didn’t like the feedback. Artificial intelligence will be playing a growing roll in our society and it is vital to have voices like Gebru’s leading the pack.

From the New York Times:

Timnit Gebru, who was a co-leader of Google’s Ethical A.I. team, said in a tweet on Wednesday evening that she was fired because of an email she had sent a day earlier to a group that included company employees.

“Your life starts getting worse when you start advocating for underrepresented people. You start making the other leaders upset,” the email read.

Read more and for further reading see We Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases


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