AI Drama: Google DeepMind's Mustafa Suleyman abruptly placed on leave, no reason given for departure

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/08/21/mustafa-suleyman.html

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Maybe he found a cure that the world wasn’t quite ready for.

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Colossus spoke. It was so ordered.

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I loved that movie.

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He probably was replaced by an algorithm.

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Sadly, it turned out that his AI prototype was just a bloke in a box…

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The AI learned to grope the interns? :rofl:

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It is worse than that, Proteus IV was awakened.

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Placed on leave? Where?

Ah. I see. Inside the very tubes themselves.

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Everyone is assuming he was making Skynet. More likely it was “just” sexual misconduct in the work place.

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¿Por qué no los dos?

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Why would Google (of all places) fire him for making Skynet?

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