Google fired founder and co-lead of Ethical AI team
The news comes weeks after she was locked out of her work accounts. The reason for this was that an investigation was going on, related to her objections concerning her co-lead, Timnit Gebru.
Google sent a spokesperson who made a statement after the investigation was concluded.
The spokespers... Read more
Google investigating an AI ethicist for sharing sensitive documents
The action marks the second scandal in recent weeks involving Google's AI ethics team.
Google has suspended the corporate account of Margaret Mitchell, a lead on its ethical AI team, according to a report in Axios. Google has claimed that the suspension is because she downloaded and shared sens... Read more
VMware sets ethical goals for 2030
VMware has announced that, in the coming years, it intends to achieve several ethical objectives. These consist of 30 targets that the company hopes to achieve by 2030.
The goals consist of three components: trust, equality and sustainability.
In the trust category, VMware intends to... Read more
Consumers reward companies that use AI ethically with more confidence
Consumers and citizens find it important that companies use artificial intelligence (AI) ethically if they want to trust the company. This is the conclusion of a survey by Capgemini among 1,580 managers in ten countries and more than 4,400 consumers in six countries, including the Netherlands.
62 pe... Read more
Google’s ethical AI watchdog falls apart after a week
Google's independent AI watchdog, the Advanced Technology External Advisory Council, seems to be falling apart a week after its launch. Members are severely criticised by previous statements or positions or step up themselves. The external advisory body monitors the company for compliance with ethic... Read more
Google establishes Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence Ethics
Google wants to respond to concerns about artificial intelligence (AI). To this end, it is setting up a global advisory board to address ethical issues surrounding AI. Other emerging techniques are also discussed under this advisory board. In this way, companies that are in the process of developing... Read more