Project Nimbus, Israel and the dark side of AI

Reza Omar discusses Google and Amazon’s $1.2 billion Project Nimbus contract with the Israeli government for cloud services. The contract emphasizes local cloud sites to keep data within Israel’s borders and includes strict guidelines against boycotts and denial of services to specific government entities. Google engineers protested against the project, leading to the firing of nine employees. The article also highlights concerns about the use of AI in warfare, particularly in Israel’s targeting of civilians in Gaza, and criticizes Google for censoring discussions about ethical concerns related to Project Nimbus.

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