Annaka Harris, neuroscience and physics writer, starts by casting doubt on human consciousness.
Lemoine was famously fired from Google earlier this year after he leaked a transcript of his conversation with Google’s advanced LaMDA chatbot program.
Computer programmers have adapted some ant problem-solving methods to software programs (but without the need for complex chemical scents).
Optimization algorithms enable the ant colony to decide how many ants to send to a given food source and when to drastically reduce the number.
Computer scientist Winston Ewert applied the concept of “common design” to propose a “dependency graph” model of organismal relationships.