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From whistleblower laws to unions: How Google’s AI ethics meltdown could shape policy

On Dec 16, 2020
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Unionization of AI ethics researchers and stronger whistleblower protections are being discussed two weeks after Google fired Timnit Gebru.

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From whistleblower laws to unions: How Google’s AI ethics meltdown could shape policy

From whistleblower laws to unions: How Google’s AI ethics meltdown could shape policy

Unionization of AI ethics researchers and stronger whistleblower protections are being discussed two weeks after Google fired Timnit Gebru.

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