Google Researcher Says She Was Fired Over Paper Highlighting Bias in A.I.


Timnit Gebru, one of the few Black women in her field, had voiced exasperation over the company's response to efforts to increase minority hiring. A well-respected Google researcher said she was fired by the company after criticizing its approach to minority hiring and the biases built into today's artificial intelligence systems. Timnit Gebru, who was a co-leader of Google's Ethical A.I.