In Belgium, Subjectivity Triumphs Over Biology
The attitude will metastasize across society and culture, eventually corroding our most fundamental institutions and societal structures.
Study: Dogs Cry for Joy as Well as Pain
That shouldn’t really be too surprising because the fact that humans and dogs can share emotions is part of what forms bonds between us.
Chatbots Might Chat, But They’re Not People
A Google engineer claims a chatbot meditates, believes itself to have a soul, has emotions like fear, and enjoys reading.
Check Their Privilege: Are Squirrels Socially Unjust?
Researchers have long assumed that people think like animals. But now we see that the equation reads the same in reverse: animals think like people.
Five Reasons Why AI Programs Are Not “Human”
A Google engineer, Blake Lemoine, mistakenly designated one AI program “sentient.”