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Google investigates ethical AI team member handling sensitive data

Google investigates ethical AI team member handling sensitive data

Alphabet's Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team and has suspended the company account associated with that person after discovering thousands of files were retrieved from its server...

Google told scientists to sound positive in AI research papers

Google told scientists to sound positive in AI research papers

This year, Alphabet's Google tried to tighten control over the work of its scientists by launching a "sensitive issue" review. In at least three cases, the authors asked the authors not to cast their...

Google AI researchers set requirements and escalate internal struggles

Google AI researchers set requirements and escalate internal struggles

A group of Google artificial intelligence researchers sent a comprehensive list of requirements to management calling for new policies and leadership changes, which created a conflict in one of the co...

The exit of Google AI researcher Timnit Gebru raises ethics

The exit of Google AI researcher Timnit Gebru raises ethics and bias concerns

Well-known artificial intelligence scientist Timnit Gebru helped improve Google's public image as a company highlighting black computer scientists and questioning harmful uses of AI technology.But int...