Google engineer suspended for violating confidentiality policies over 'sentient' AI [Tue Jun 14 2022]

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Google engineer suspended for violating confidentiality policies over 'sentient' AI

Blake Lemoine began to believe that LaMDA, Language Model for Dialogue Applications, exhibited self-awareness

 

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Google engineer suspended for violating confidentiality policies over 'sentient' AI

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Concerns that £360m data platform for NHS England is being set up to fail

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