1 month, 12 days ago

It is life, Jim. But not as we know it.

Link: https://ea.rna.nl/2022/07/07/it-is-life-jim-but-not-as-we-know-it/

Blake Lemoine, a Google engineer, has claimed the LaMDA language neural net chatbot is sentient, is alive. Nonsense on stilts, according to one critic.
A musing about the meaning of ‘life’. And abortion. And doubt. And the point Lemoine has but doesn’t make.