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Google’s star AI ethics researcher, one of a few Black women in the field, says she was fired for a critical email

A prominent artificial-intelligence computer scientist who helped pioneer research into facial recognition software’s bias against people of color said she was abruptly fired from Google for sending an email criticizing the company’s treatment of minority employees and saying she felt “constantly dehumanized.” Timnit Gebru said in a series of tweets Wednesday night that she was […]