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Google AI Claims to Be Sentient in Leaked Transcripts, But Not Everybody Agrees

Google AI Claims to Be Sentient in Leaked Transcripts, But Not Everybody Agrees

A senior software engineer at Google was suspended on Monday (June 13) after sharing transcripts of a conversation with an artificial intelligence (AI) that he claimed to be “sentient”, according to media reports. The engineer, 41-year-old Blake Lemoine, was put on paid leave for breaching Google’s confidentiality policy.   “Google might call this sharing proprietary property. I …

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Google engineer claims that its LaMDA conversation AI is ‘sentient,’ industry disagrees

Google engineer claims that its LaMDA conversation AI is ‘sentient,’ industry disagrees

Over the weekend, a Google engineer on its Responsible AI team made the claim that the company’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA) conversation technology is “sentient.” Experts in the field, as well as Google, disagree with that assessment. What is LaMDA? Google announced LaMDA at I/O 2021 as a “breakthrough conversation technology” that can: …

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Google engineer put on leave claims AI bot LaMDA became ‘sentient’

Google engineer put on leave claims AI bot LaMDA became ‘sentient’

A Google engineer was spooked by a company artificial intelligence chatbot and claimed it had become “sentient,” labeling it a “sweet kid,” according to a report. Blake Lemoine, who works in Google’s Responsible AI organization, told the Washington Post that he began chatting with the interface LaMDA — Language Model for Dialogue Applications — in fall 2021 as …

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