Google Resigning Employees Are Leaving the Company in Protest

Google Resigning Employees Are Leaving the Company in Protest

Google is working on a military drone project with the Department of Defense about three months but as if they aren’t satisfied because Google resigning employees are leaving the company in protest. The project’s name is Maven, which aims to speed up analysis of drone footage by automatically classifying images of objects and people, in which it is helping the Pentagon develop artificial intelligence for military drones.

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Google Helps to Analyze Drone Footage

Google Helps to Analyze Drone Footage

The US Defense Department is getting assistance from Google’s open-source AI software. The search giant’s AI will be helping the organization to analyze drone footage. First reported by Gizmodo, the tech giant has started up a pilot program with the Department of Defense’s Project Maven to develop AI that may quickly identify object classes from the extremely large amount of footage collected by drones and other ISR assets. Project Maven is also known the Algorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team (AWCFT). It is set up in April 2017 so that “accelerate DoD’s integration of big data and machine learning.” Google allows the US Department of Defense special access to TensorFlow, the company’s machine-learning software library, to help analyze photos from drones. Gizmodo says that some Google employees are not happy about providing their technology for military uses.

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Flying Submarine can follow Wildlife

According to a study published by the team, the EagleRay uses little energy, has all the secrecy of a submersible and the speed of an aircraft, and uses a passively flooding and draining wing and a single electric motor/propeller combination that works in both the sky and the sea. At about 55 inches (140 centimeters) long with a wingspan of 59 inches (150 centimeters), it’s far too small for people to ride inside, but it’s a step toward the fancy cars that science fiction is so fond of.

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LEGO® Bricks and Drones

Children and families go to the LEGO® World expo in Copenhagen in February 15-18 Denmark, and they will have the chance to make their brick-building dreams take flight with a flight of small drones created by the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in Canada in collaboration with the LEGO Group’s Creative Play Lab. Visitors will be able to experience and play with new technology combining LEGO® bricks and drones. Children have a chance to arrange Lego elements whatever shape they want. With the help of small sensors and gyroscopes, the system also tracks when the children move, twist and bend their designs. The drones faithfully replicate any shape alterations as an in-air animation.

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