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December 16, 2020 21 min

Two weeks after her forced exit, the AI ethics researcher reflects on her time at Google, how to increase corporate accountability, and the state of the AI field.

We meet:

Dr. Timnit Gebru

Find more reporting:

Google's email to employees:

Gebru's email to the listserv Google Brain Women and Allies:

The petition from Google Walkout:


This episode was reported by Karen Hao, edited by Jennifer Strong, Niall Firth, Gideon Lichfield and Michael Reilly, and produced with help from Anthony Green, Emma Cillekens and Benji Rosen.

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