The company’s CEO, sandar pichay, apologized on Wednesday for the company’s handling of the departure of timnit gebru, a moral researcher in artificial intelligence, and said he would investigate the matter and try to restore trust in the company. < p > < p > < p > why the sacking caused a stir: gebru’s exit caused anger and panic within Google and academia, with thousands of people signing an open letter urging Google to review its practices. In the statement, Mr. picchay acknowledged that the company’s actions had caused serious damage and said the company would consider the matter from all aspects, but did not say that the company had made a mistake in dismissing gebru. “I heard clearly the reaction to Dr. gebru’s departure: it raised concerns and led some in our community to question their position at Google,” Pichai wrote in the memo. I’m very sorry for that, and I’m willing to take responsibility for restoring your trust. ” < / P > < p > Google told gebru and other Google researchers not to include their or company names in an accepted published AI ethics paper. In response, gebru made several requests in an email to her boss, saying that if the conditions were not met, she would set a timetable for her to leave Google and minimize disruption to the team. Instead, Google suddenly said “accept her resignation” and cut off her access to internal email. < / P > < p > despite the remorseful tone of Mr. Pichai’s memo, it remains to be seen how much it can address the major uneasiness within Google – especially those concerned about its commitment to diversity and academic freedom. Gebru and others responded on twitter, saying the memorandum did not address the core issues surrounding his departure, nor did it take responsibility for the positive measures taken by the company and its executives to create the situation. “I don’t see any plans for accountability and there is no further content in the statement,” wrote timnit gebru In another tweet, she wrote that the memo “did not say ‘I am sorry for what we have done to her (gebru), which is wrong. “… What I saw was, “I’m sorry for what happened, but I’m not sorry for what we did to her.” Jack Clark, director of openai policy, said: “I don’t normally get involved in things like this, but this email is a shock to me. It describes gebru’s dismissal in the worst form of corporate writing, just like the weather event that just happened. But it’s done by real people, and they hide. ” After 12 years, “world class Super project” Shantou Bay Tunnel ushers in a historic breakthrough today