Google widely criticized after parting ways with a leading voice in AI ethics

Many Google employees and others in the tech and academic communities are furious over the sudden exit from Google of a pioneer in the study of ethics in artificial intelligence—a departure they see as a failure by an industry titan to foster an environment supportive of diversity.

Google widely criticized after parting ways with a leading voice in AI ethics
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Pentagon blocked Biden's intelligence transition team from meeting with agencies

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US government won't extend the deadline for a TikTok deal, but negotiations continue

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For weeks, experts have warned Americans that this winter will be one of the darkest periods in the nation's public health history. Now that time is upon us.

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'We can be the swing vote': Asian Americans are key part in Georgia runoff strategy

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Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area

Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area
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Six San Francisco Bay Area governments issued a stay-at-home order Friday ahead of California's ...

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High school football player charged with assault after tackling referee during game

High school football player charged with assault after tackling referee during game
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White House exodus begins, with some leaving in frustration

White House exodus begins, with some leaving in frustration
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Pardon investigation involves Kushner lawyer, sources say

Pardon investigation involves Kushner lawyer, sources say
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Trump's criticism of GOP Senate candidates has Republicans worried ahead of rally

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'Not a mistake,' says Pelosi of rejecting previous Republican stimulus proposals

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NASA is paying startups for moon rocks. It's not what you think

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US House votes to decriminalize marijuana

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Village schoolteacher wins $1 million global prize -- and gives half to runners-up

Village schoolteacher wins $1 million global prize -- and gives half to runners-up
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An Indian schoolteacher has been awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize -- and has ...

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Airline invites fans to bid farewell to its 747s

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Rudy Giuliani's witness draws audible laughter during testimony

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Jewish doctor treated a patient with Nazi tattoos

Jewish doctor treated a patient with Nazi tattoos
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Saudi Arabia says 'significant progress' made toward resolving Qatar dispute

Saudi Arabia says 'significant progress' made toward resolving Qatar dispute
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Saudi Arabia and Qatar have taken "significant" steps toward resolving their three-year dispute, Saudi ...

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Authorities raced to find and stop a child with Covid-19 from boarding flight

Authorities raced to find and stop a child with Covid-19 from boarding flight
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DOJ's politicization complicates Biden's attorney general search

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£50 billion in UK banknotes is 'missing.' Nobody has an explanation

£50 billion in UK banknotes is 'missing.' Nobody has an explanation
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The US added just 245,000 jobs in November as labor market stalls

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Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies and tweets suggesting Trump declare martial law
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The race against time to save Pompeii

The race against time to save Pompeii
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How Black Lives Matter took off in Britain. And not just in the places you'd expect
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George Floyd's death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer in May sparked ...

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A 14-day quarantine is still best before seeing loved ones for the holidays, doctor says

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Trump is targeting China's national champions on his way out the door

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