Margaret Mitchell: After Timnit Gebru, was this new Google researcher fired? (
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In just three months, another outstanding ethics researcher in the field of artificial intelligence pointed out for the second time that Google had fired her. On Friday, Google researcher Margaret Mitchell pointed out that she had actually been fired from the company’s AI lab, Google Brain. She had previously led another group to directly study the ethical methods of artificial intelligence.
Margaret Mitchell (Margaret Mitchell) and Timnit Gebru (Timnit Gebru) co-led
According to one Wired articles, Her former team co-leader Timnit Gebru (Timnit Gebru) left Google as early as December. Gebru then pointed out that she was fired by refusing to delete her name from a specific research paper, which actually urged AI systems that process processed text (including the technology used in the Google search engine) to be cautious.
Gebru pointed out that she actually believes that because she is willing to speak out about Google’s harsh treatment of black employees and women, she may be disagreement to eliminate her. Then, Mitchell learned that he had actually been released via an email received on Friday afternoon. Then, within Google, a manager informed her previous team that she would not resume work from the actual suspension last month.
Margaret Mitchell’s allegations
According to reports, the wider world is the result of Mitchell’s frankly “I’m fired” when he tweeted two words. A Google spokesperson pointed out in a special statement that Mitchell allegedly shared some confidential, commercially sensitive documents and private data of other employees outside the company.
After Mitchell’s previous suspension last month, Google noticed that the activity in her account actually triggered certain security systems. A source familiar with Mitchell’s recent suspension pointed out that she had been using specific scripts to search for specific materials related to Gebru’s time at the company in emails.
I got fired
-MMitchell (@mmitchell_ai) February 19, 2021
Margaret Mitchell contribution
According to reports, Gebru, Mitchell and their entire ethics AI team at Google have made outstanding contributions to the recent growth of research by certain AI experts who want to understand and mitigate the potential drawbacks of AI. According to reports, they subsequently contributed to the decision of Google executives to restrict some of the company’s AI products, such as disabling certain features of image recognition services, which are actually trying to identify the said in photos The gender of the crowd.
Jeff Dean, the head of Google’s AI research, previously pointed out that the research papers that caused Gebru to leave were actually of poor quality. However, he did not mention some work on methods to solve the defects in the AI text system. According to reports, Google internal and external researchers questioned this particular characteristic.According to reports, there are more than 2,600 Google employees Signed a letter Protest against Gebru’s treatment.
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