Project Maven

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

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months 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 • 4 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 • 5 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 • 6 months ago

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

Google is making a ‘mistake’ with its AI choices, former U.S. officials say

by Jackson Barnett • 7 months ago

Ash Carter and Richard Clarke are echoing the concerns that have come from the White House and some of its allies in the tech sector.

Air Force partners with MIT to launch AI accelerator

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

It's the latest thread in the Department of Defense's growing interest in artificial intelligence.

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