Google Brain, the company’s artificial intelligence-focused research group, dismissed a researcher who challenged a paper it published on AI’s ability to make parts of a chip faster than humans, The New York Times reported Monday. His firing is the latest instance of tumult within a unit that fired two other researchers in the last two years after they criticized aspects of the unit’s research...
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