Microsoft employees have signed a letter calling on executives to ditch a proposed bid for a US military contract that would see the technology giant providing computer power for artificial intelligence to be used in warfare for the next ten years. The letter accuses of Microsoft of betraying its principles "in exchange for short-term profits" in a plan that would force employees to build a product who have no idea "whether our work is being used to aid profiling, surveillance, or killing". "Many Microsoft employees don’t believe that what we build should be used for waging war. https://www.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-workers-protest-bid-build-050000159.html The Pentagon's version of Genisys? Using taxpayer dollars to fund more creative ways to commit genocide? Anyway kudos to Microsoft and Google workers for standing up to the beast.