GNU+Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, PHP/Perl/Python, MySQL/MariaDB/PgSQL, WordPress,…

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GNU+Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, PHP/Perl/Python, MySQL/MariaDB/PgSQL, WordPress, Gnome, KDE, and other free software changed the world. Big Internet corporations and startups are built upon the free software. Thank you, RMS for starting the moment that changed the world. Please, everyone, take a moment to recognized excellent work done by RMS and GNU. Long live GNU! Long Live Linux!! https://www.gnu.org/gnu/initial-announcement.html

Initial Announcement – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation
Initial Announcement. This is the original announcement of the GNU Project, posted by Richard Stallman on September 27, 1983. The actual history of the GNU Project differs in many ways from this initial plan. For example, the beginning was delayed until January 1984. Several of the philosophical …

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Google's AI principles

Google's AI principles

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Google sets out its principles around artificial intelligence. Encouraging.

1. Be socially beneficial.
2. Avoid creating or reinforcing unfair bias.
3. Be built and tested for safety.
4. Be accountable to people.
5. Incorporate privacy design principles.
6. Uphold high standards of scientific excellence.
7. Be made available for uses that accord with these principles:

Many technologies have multiple uses. We will work to limit potentially harmful or abusive applications. As we develop and deploy AI technologies, we will evaluate likely uses in light of the following factors:

Primary purpose and use: the primary purpose and likely use of a technology and application, including how closely the solution is related to or adaptable to a harmful use

Nature and uniqueness: whether we are making available technology that is unique or more generally available

Scale: whether the use of this technology will have significant impact

Nature of Google’s involvement: whether we are providing general-purpose tools, integrating tools for customers, or developing custom solutions

AI at Google: our principles
We’re announcing seven principles to guide our work in AI.

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