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How tech employees are pushing Silicon Valley to put ethics before profit

To end on a brighter note, whilst the world is understandably worried about rapid groundbreaking technological advancements potentially working against humanity if abused, here is a piece which gives hope, for a better future. To the extent, leaders of large organisations drive culture around ethics, it is refreshing to see employees effecting shared beliefs even if it means overturning company strategy. This piece in the Vox talks about how Google and Microsoft employees are expressing their stand against usage of cutting edge tech such as AI for military progress for instance, is a healthy sign of ‘employee activisim” driving ethical behaviour of corporates, especially in tech.
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