Was This Google Ethicist Fired for Doing Her Job?
24:12 | Dec 15th, 2020
Recently, one of the world’s leading AI ethics researchers, Timnit Gebru, left Google. Google says she resigned. Timnit says she was fired. In the days since, Timnit’s departure has turned into a publ...Show More
mm recommended:Apr 6th
Been wondering about this situation. You get to hear directly from the woman who was fired. Shows the difficulties of conflicting priorities and cultures of a private co.
mo-to recommended:Apr 4th
The co-founder of Black in AI and one of the world’s leading researchers in AI Ethics, Timnit Gebru, left Google after uncovering the deep fissures within Google’s HR and “diversity and inclusion” practices. Infuriating to listen to, but hopeful for BIPOC and women in tech to break the foundations o...Show More
@mo-to Was good to hear from her directly at length vs trying to decipher what happens from the tweets.
@mm totally! It’s a much deeper understanding and leaves little room to be misinterpreted (in good way)!