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Yet more discontented Google employees. This time left wing.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:33 pm

‘The Business of War’: Google Employees Protest Work for the Pentagon
The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Thousands of Google employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a letter protesting the company’s involvement in a Pentagon program that uses artificial intelligence to interpret video imagery and could be used to improve the targeting of drone strikes.

The letter, which is circulating inside Google and has garnered more than 3,100 signatures, reflects a culture clash between Silicon Valley and the federal government that is likely to intensify as cutting-edge artificial intelligence is increasingly employed for military purposes.

“We believe that Google should not be in the business of war,” says the letter, addressed to Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive. It asks that Google pull out of Project Maven, a Pentagon pilot program, and announce a policy that it will not “ever build warfare technology.”

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Google management is treading a fine line between being Social TM Justice TM Warriors TM and being part of The DeepTM StateTM .

Of course they have building warfare technology of a sort all along. Time to relocate to China.
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Re: Yet more discontented Google employees. This time left wing.

Postby Witness » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:08 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Google management is treading a fine line between being Social TM Justice TM Warriors TM and being part of The DeepTM StateTM .

Of course they have building warfare technology of a sort all along. Time to relocate to China.
No fine line there: SJW & feel-good stuff is for public consumption & advertisement, war (cyber)technology for profit behind closed doors and secret defense contracts.

China just seems risky right now. Korea would be better.

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Re: Yet more discontented Google employees. This time left wing.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:30 pm

SJW & feel-good stuff is for public consumption & advertisement


It's also an instrument of control.
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