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Stop Claiming an AI Is Self-aware

Last Updated on July 18, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Rafe Brena, Ph.D.

Originally published on Towards AI.

It’s more clickbait than Science

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After a former Google engineer, B. Lemoine, claimed the AI he was working on became “sentient,” additional related news headlines have popped; they look half silly, half intentionally confusing,

For starters, Lemoine’s claims have been thoroughly debunked, as I discussed in a previous article that ended up being more about critical thinking than consciousness.

The note I found from “New Scientist” mentions a recently published academic article reporting the development of a moving robotic arm. The article itself, boring as most academic papers, reports the use of a detailed geometrical model of the arm, the use of a… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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