Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract


34 bookmarks. First posted by rybesh may 2018.


kate conger scoops Google dumping Maven project
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10 weeks ago by girma
Defense contracts are tricky. If you are in the business of running analytics (including facial recognition) within large scale consumer products, they become even trickier.
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10 weeks ago by thewavingcat
“Actions speak louder than words, and that’s a standard I hold myself to as well,” a resigning employee said. “I wasn’t happy just voicing my concerns internally. The strongest possible statement I could take against this was to leave.”
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may 2018 by seaugust
Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty) It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial…
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may 2018 by kohlmannj
Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty) It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial…
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may 2018 by spinnerin
Gizmodo sources: about a dozen Google employees resign in protest over the firm's continued involvement in providing image classification AI to Pentagon's Project Maven
may 2018 by joeo10
Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract via
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may 2018 by Be_Optimistic
RT : So much respect for these employees.
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may 2018 by dunstan
RT : Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Drone AI Contract
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may 2018 by lemonodor
Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract
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may 2018 by karsh
Google has emphasized that its AI is not being used to kill, but the use of artificial intelligence in the Pentagon’s drone program still raises complex ethical and moral issues for tech workers and for academics who study the field of machine learning.

In addition to the petition circulating inside Google, the Tech Workers Coalition launched a petition in April demanding that Google abandon its work on Maven and that other major tech companies, including IBM and Amazon, refuse to work with the...
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may 2018 by elrob
Another project maven scoop. Such a crazy story
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may 2018 by mathewi
RT : Glad some people at Google are doing the right thing by resigning.

I mean: weapons manufacturing. Seriously?
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may 2018 by rybesh