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Tech commentator: Are robots closer to taking over after Google employee discovery?

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Mon, 13 Jun 2022, 6:40pm
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Tech commentator: Are robots closer to taking over after Google employee discovery?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 13 Jun 2022, 6:40pm

Are we a step closer to robots taking over?

A Google employee has claimed a computer chatbot he was working on has become sentient.

Blake Lemoine published his conversations with the chatbot online and likened it to having the thoughts and feelings of a human child.

Google's squashed his claims and put him on paid leave, but could it be possible? 

Tech commentator Bill Bennett joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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