Was This Google Ethicist Fired for Doing Her Job?
A leader in the field of ethical A.I. was abruptly let go by the search giant.
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Recently, one of the world’s leading A.I. ethics researchers, Timnit Gebru, left Google. Google says she resigned. Timnit says she was fired. In the days since, Timnit’s departure has turned into a public relations crisis for the search giant, prompting its CEO to issue a public apology.
What happened behind the scenes at Google that led to Timnit’s dismissal?
Guest: Timnit Gebru, A.I. ethics researcher and co-founder of Black in AI.