Google AI ethics co-boss locked out of work account while probing controversial ousting of colleague


In Brief Google last week locked the work account of the co-lead of its AI ethics unit, Margaret Mitchell, as she investigated the controversial ousting of her colleague Timnit Gebru.
Late last year, Gebru, a prominent AI ethics expert, was pushed out of Google, which led to a substantial public and internal backlash against her treatment. Now Gebru’s colleague Mitchell has found herself frozen out of her corporate Google account.
Hello, world! Similar to @timnitGebru, I abruptly lost access to my professional calendar. Any upcoming talks, deadlines, and entities involved, are no longer acce