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The ‘silver lining’ in the fallout between Google and Project Maven

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The tech industry was slow to accept that artificial intelligence is a dual-use technology with military applications, but the controversy over Project Maven changed the conversation, says a prominent entrepreneur.

Google’s departure from Project Maven was a ‘little bit of a canary in a coal mine’

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Leaders of the artificial intelligence project failed to be transparent upfront and did not control the narrative, says Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan.

After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.

Google engineers are demanding the company cease work with CBP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The tech giant shouldn't provide any infrastructure that may support human rights abuses, the signatories argue.

Traditional defense contractors grow as providers of technology, data shows

by Jackson Barnett • 6 months ago

In recent years, there's been a major shift: The Pentagon is now buying technology instead of making its own.

Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."

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