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Don’t be evil.

“Stapleton said she was demoted and told to take medical leave, even though she wasn’t ill. Meredith Whittaker, an artificial intelligence researcher, said she was reassigned and told to stop her well-known research on AI ethics. Both women detailed their experiences in an email to coworkers in April, which was then shared with journalists at Wired and published.”

https://vox.com/policy-and-politics...

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  • 3
    That’s just nutty. You would think after getting caught on some of these things that they would stop and think, “We have one of the most powerful companies in the entire world. We should stop risking our reputation and everything we’ve gained and focus on doing things that are morally sound.”

    Just goes to show what money and power can do to you.
  • 1
    @MrCush exactly. This is the perfect example of what happens when someone says, “Give me unlimited power. I promise only to use it responsibly.”
  • 1
    So that's why they relaunched the foobar program...
  • 1
    Eww, vox link
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