Google engineer claims AI tool is sentient

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Lemoine says Google's LaMDA tool made him question his own beliefs around robotics
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Lemoine says Google's LaMDA tool made him question his own beliefs around robotics

Blake Lemoine says Google's LaMDA tool is "a little narcissistic in a little kid kinda way."

Lemoine claims the Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA) wants to be recognised as an employee. Lemoine began talking to LaMDA, a tool for building chatbot applications, last year as ...

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