AI/Machine Learning

A Google software engineer believes an AI has become sentient, but if so, how would we know?

- June 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

Google’s LaMDA software (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) is a sophisticated AI chatbot that produces text in response to user input. According to software engineer Blake Lemoine, LaMDA has achieved a long-held dream of AI developers: it has become sentient. Lemoine’s bosses at Google disagree, and have suspended him from work after he published his… Read more »

AI/Machine Learning

The CSIRO’s National AI Centre wants to hear what everyone thinks about the way forward for artificial intelligence

- June 2, 2022 2 MIN READ

The new head of the CSIRO’s National AI Centre, Stela Solar, is doing a lap of the country to hear from industry and founders on the barriers and opportunities for Australia’s growing artificial intelligence ecosystem. The tour will spans five states and she will meet with a cross-section of industry, research, and business leaders in… Read more »