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گوگل قرارداد هوش مصنوعی با پنتاگون را تمدید نمی‌کند

گوگل تصمیم گرفته است که به دنبال اعتراض‌های کارکنان و افکار عمومی، قرارداد خود برای همکاری در امور هوش مصنوعی با وزارت دفاع آمریکا را تمدید نکند.

همکاری گوگل با پنتاگون برای استفاده از هوش مصنوعی در تحلیل تصاویر به دست آمده از طریق پهپادها است.

چند نفر از کارکنان گوگل در اعتراض به این پروژه استعفا کردند و هزاران نفر دیگر هم با امضای توماری مخالفت خود با آن را اعلام کردند.

دایان گرین، مدیرعامل بخش کلود (رایانش ابری) گوگل به کارکنان اطلاع داده که قرارداد فعلی تا مارس ۲۰۱۹ ادامه پیدا می‌کند، اما پس از آن تمدید نخواهد شد. شرکت گوگل بیانیه‌ای رسمی در این باره منتشر نکرده است.

گزارش‌های قبلی حاکی از آن بود که پنتاگون منابع بسیاری را صرف بهره‌گیری از روش‌های موجود در حوزه هوش مصنوعی و یادگیری ماشین کرده، اما پیشرفت مورد نظر را نداشته است.

قرارداد گوگل و وزارت دفاع آمریکا حدودا ۱۰ میلیون دلار بوده، اما ایمیل‌های فاش شده از مکاتبات گوگل حاکی از آن است که این شرکت انتظار داشته قراردادهای جدیدتر و درآمد بسیار بالاتری از بابت کار با پنتاگون به دست بیاورد.

تمرکز پروژه گوگل برای پنتاگون بر این بود که پهپادها قادر به تشخیص خودروها و اشخاص باشند.

چهار هزار نفر از کارکنان گوگل در توماری اعلام کردند این پروژه اعتماد کاربران به این شرکت را از بین می‌برد و تکالیف اخلاقی شرکت را نیز نادیده می‌گیرد.


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