Google to drop Pentagon AI contract after employee objections to the ‘business of war’ – The Washington Post

More companies need to follow the example of Google if we are to once and for all become a people who invest in compassion and peace rather than the “business of war.”

As Eisenhower warned:
“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist.”

For as Benjamin Franklin once said,

“There never was a good war, or a bad peace.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/01/google-to-drop-pentagon-ai-contract-after-employees-called-it-the-business-of-war/?utm_term=.9636b4de812b

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