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A top Black A.I. researcher speaks about her experience after being pushed out of Google

In the early days of December, one of the world’s most well-known Black A.I. researchers, Timnit Gebru, made national headlines when she was ousted from Google, where she studied the limitations of artificial intelligence.

Her dismissal stemmed from an email she sent to internal groups for women and allies that expressed frustration at the lack of action taken by the company. She was also working on a research paper critical of the company’s tactics for developing massive algorithms, specifically how they can affect already marginalized communities.

Listen to Gebru tell her story in her own words on Slate’s What Next…


These reports obscure a torrent of hate speech and other toxic content

“In other words, there’s too much toxic content for Facebook to ever really see it all (hello, scale) so Facebook has a formula for determining the amount based on random…

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