Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract

It’s been nearly three months since many Google employees—and the public—learned about the company’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a controversial military pilot program known as Project Maven, which aims to speed up analysis of drone footage by automatically classifying images of objects and people. Now, about a dozen Google employees are resigning in protest over the company’s continued involvement in Maven.

— Read on gizmodo.com/google-employees-resign-in-protest-against-pentagon-con-1825729300

Wait, did this article just report that @IBM refuses to work on US Defense Department contracts? Is this true?

See this speedy new drone make a delivery without remote control – StumbleUpon

Its developers call it the fastest drone in the world: It goes 80 mph and can make deliveries over 100 miles away, and it doesn’t even need remote control.
— Read on www.stumbleupon.com/su/1dyc9J/:10nqIMJEW:84@8IVac/www.today.com/money/watch-speedy-new-drone-make-delivery-without-remote-control-t127640

Beware of fake Uber drivers: Here’s how to spot them – TODAY.com

Uber imposters have been kidnapping and assaulting unsuspecting passengers. TODAY national investigative correspondent poses as a fake Uber driver to show you how to avoid becoming a victim.
— Read on www.today.com/video/beware-of-fake-uber-drivers-here-s-how-to-spot-them-1211849795776