Biologist P. Z. Meyers Denies That Life Begins at Conception
Obviously, life begins at conception. With the fusion of the sperm and the egg, a new human life begins.
Yikes, Lab-Grown Brains Are Getting Closer
The excitement is the prospect of better understanding and treatment of dementia, autism, and motor neuron disease (ALS).
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.
Marks: Non-Computable You Won’t Achieve Immortality Through an AI Machine
Dreams of achieving immortality by having your consciousness uploaded, merging man and computer in the predicted 2045 “Singularity,” are just that — dreams.
Five Reasons Why AI Programs Are Not “Human”
A Google engineer, Blake Lemoine, mistakenly designated one AI program “sentient.”