Google engineer goes public to warn firm's AI is SENTIENT after being suspended for raising the alarm
He claims it's 'like a 7 or 8-year-old' and reveals it told him shutting it off 'would be exactly like death for me. It would scare me a lot'.
Blake Lemoine, 41, a senior software engineer at Google has been testing Google's artificial intelligence tool called LaMDA. Following hours of conversations with the AI, Lemoine came away with the perception that LaMDA was sentient.
Lemoine came away with the perception that LaMDA was indeed sentient and was endowed with sensations and thoughts all of its own.
Lemoine worked with a collaborator in order to present the evidence he had collected to Google but vice president Blaise Aguera y Arcas and Jen Gennai, head of Responsible Innovation at the company dismissed his claims.
He was placed on paid administrative leave by Google on Monday for violating its confidentiality policy. Meanwhile, Lemoine has now decided to go public and shared his conversations with LaMDA.
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