Microsoft Employees Powerless as HoloLens 2 Used for Military Profits

| February 28, 2019

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What happens when our most incredible technology products are used for war and upgrading soldiers? Microsoft is under such a dilemma.Workers say augmented reality headsets provided to US army risk ‘turning warfare into a simulated video game’.A small group of 50 Microsoft employees seem to have some ethical conscience where they have demanded the company back out of a deal with the US military to provide augmented reality technology. The group believes the firm’s headset, HoloLens, must not be used to “help people kill”.

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