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Dec. 6, 2021, 1:33 p.m. | Timnit Gebru

Artificial intelligence (AI) | The Guardian theguardian.com

We must curb the power of Silicon Valley and protect those who speak up about the harms of AI

A year ago I found out, from one of my direct reports, that I had apparently resigned. I had just been fired from Google in one of the most disrespectful ways I could imagine.

Thanks to organizing done by former and current Google employees and many others, Google did not succeed in smearing my work or reputation, although they tried. My firing made headlines because of the worker organizing that has …

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