The attitude will metastasize across society and culture, eventually corroding our most fundamental institutions and societal structures.
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.
A Google engineer claims a chatbot meditates, believes itself to have a soul, has emotions like fear, and enjoys reading.
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.
A Google engineer, Blake Lemoine, mistakenly designated one AI program “sentient.”