Good for Google, Bad for America

A few weeks ago billionaire investor, contrarian, Gawker killer and Trump supporter Peter Thiel attacked Google on national television, stating that the US government should investigate the company, without offering much around why. Trump responded via Twitter (because, of course he did) that the government will look into it and naturally, it turned into a big brouhaha. This week, Thiel wrote an op-ed in the NYTimes going into some more detail as to his bold claim. His argument: at its core, artificial intelligence is a military technology, so why is Google sharing it with China?


Want to receive more content like this in your inbox?