To be sentient or not to be sentient?
2022-08-08 | Romain Compagnie
7 minutes read
AI, sentience and Google LaMDA If you've followed the tech-related news recently, you probably heard about Google's latest conversational bot, called LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications). After a lengthy conversation with the bot, a Google engineer became convinced that the bot they designed was sentient, or conscious in more common language. His claim and the public release of the conversation sparked heated debate among AI experts and enthusiasts. This is the perfect opportunity