Google employees resign over controversial Pentagon drone AI project

The employees are resigning due to the ethical concerns they have over Google’s expertise being used in military technology that could lead to the loss of human life.
Almost a dozen employees have resigned in protest over the project, reports Gizmodo. The controversial project is known as Project Maven and is run by the Defense Department. Maven aims to use machine learning to speed up the time it takes computers to analyze drone footage to identify people and objects. The employees are resigning due to the ethical concerns they have over Google’s expertise being used in military technology that could lead to the loss of human life

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