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Margaret Mitchell: Google fires AI ethics founder

Reuters Google has fired the founder and co-head of its artificial intelligence ethics unit, claiming she violated the company’s code of conduct. In a statement, Google said an investigation found Margaret Mitchell had moved files outside the company. The ethics unit has been under scrutiny since December, following the departure of another senior figure, Timnit […]


Twin Galaxies attacks Billy Mitchell as a fraud in new legal claims

Enlarge / Twin Galaxies founder Walter Day (left) with Billy Mitchell. DoubleCakes / Vimeo Twin Galaxies is going on the offensive in its long-running legal and public relations battle with Billy Mitchell. In a cross-complaint filed last month, the video game score-tracking organization accuses Mitchell and Twin Galaxies founder Walter Day of a “decades-long pattern […]