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Google staff hit out at effort to 'silence' AI ethics leader

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source link: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/12/04/google-staff-hit-effort-silence-ai-ethics-leader/
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Google staff hit out at effort to 'silence' AI ethics leader

More than 400 employees of the US firm signed a letter saying Timnit Gebru's departure was 'a moment of reckoning beyond Google'

By Hannah Boland

4 December 2020 • 10:29am

Hundreds of Google staff have accused the US firm of "unprecedented research censorship" in an open letter supporting Timnit Gebru, a high-profile artificial intelligence researcher who said she was fired by the organisation this week....

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