The Guardian: Google’s march to the business of war must be stopped

The Guardian: Google’s march to the business of war must be stopped. “Gizmodo reported this week that more than a dozen Google employees have resigned over Google providing AI support to a Pentagon drone program called Project Maven, which aims to improve the ability of drones to identify humans. This follows a public letter, signed by 3,100-plus Google employees who say that Google should not be in the business of war. We agree with and support those employees and we are joined by more than 700 academic researchers who study digital technologies.”

Gizmodo: Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract

Gizmodo: Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract. “It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a controversial military pilot program known as Project Maven, which aims to speed up analysis of drone footage by automatically classifying images of objects and people. Now, about a dozen Google employees are resigning in protest over the company’s continued involvement in Maven.”