Did Science Fiction Create Real Life Sentient AI?
Google’s recent chatbot fiasco raises a shocking possibility
You’ve probably heard about it in the news.
A Google engineer named Blake Lemoine, after many hours of conversing with the company’s “breakthrough conversation technology” LaMDA, grew convinced that the chatbot AI had actually become a sentient being. He took his claims to the company but had them dismissed, so he went right to the media and broke the astonishing news to the world.