Google reacts to internal and external pressure and drops Pentagon project for facial recognition AI

The tech giant will publish an ethical framework for use of AI later this week. Critics want and expect it to go far beyond military uses.

More than 4,000 employees signed a petition pleading for withdrawal, and several resigned. The US tech workforce seems set to be a critical factor in how the drama of tech use for good or ill plays out.

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