Like other technology companies, Google has also faced criticism for not doing enough to resolve the lack of women and racial minorities among its ranks.
The problems of racial inequality, especially the mistreatment of Black employees at technology companies, has plagued Silicon Valley for years.
Researchers worry that the people who are building artificial intelligence systems may be building their own biases into the technology.
After hiring researchers like Dr. Gebru, Google has painted itself as a company dedicated to “ethical” A.I.
The paper, also reviewed by The Times, pinpointed flaws in a new breed of language technology, including a system built by Google that underpins the company’s search engine.
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