The University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: ShutterstockThe University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: Shutterstock
The University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: Shutterstock

In Japan, University of Tokyo fires AI professor over ‘will not hire Chinese’ tweet

  • Artificial intelligence researcher Shohei Ohsawa also said ‘lower-class citizens who do not understand Japanese’ were speaking out against him
  • His dismissal has sparked heated debate on Twitter, where users are alleging the university’s campus is ‘full of Chinese spies’
Topic |   Japan
The University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: ShutterstockThe University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: Shutterstock
The University of Tokyo says Shohei Ohsawa “grossly damaged” its honour and reputation. Photo: Shutterstock
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