Google CEO Sundar Pichai apologized to employees in an email on Wednesday over how the company handled the departure of its AI Ethics co-lead, Timnit Gebru, last week, Axios reports. Pichai said he was aware that the incident “seeded doubts and led some in our community to question their place at Google.” Pichai said he “accept[ed] the responsibility of working to restore [employee] trust.” ...
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