GOOGLE CONTINUES INVESTMENTS IN MILITARY AND POLICE AI TECHNOLOGY THROUGH VENTURE CAPITAL ARM

LAST YEAR,GOOGLE faced internal revolt from many employees over its handling of Project Maven, a secretive contract between the company and the Department of Defense to use artificial intelligence to improve the military’s drone targeting capabilities. After a series of internal, worker-led protests [Read More…]

Investments in learning technology soar to more than $7B: Here’s where the money is going

Learning technologies — everything from educational video games to online employee training — have been around for decades, chugging along at a moderate pace. But in the past five years, funding to learning technology companies has skyrocketed, and 2016 set a [Read More…]