Google's AI spotlights a human cognitive glitch: mistaking fluent spee – Fast Company

When you read a sentence like this one, your past experience tells you that it’s written by a thinking, feeling human. And, in this case, there is indeed a human typing these words: [Hi, there!] But these days, some sentences that appear remarkably humanlike are actually generated by artificial intelligence systems trained on massive amounts of human text.
People are so accustomed to assuming that fluent language comes from a thinking, feeling human that evidence to the contrary can be […]
Google's AI spotlights a human cognitive glitch: mistaking fluent spee – Fast Company

Suspended Google engineer claims 'sentient' AI bot has hired a lawyer – New York Post

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The Google engineer who was placed on administrative leave after claiming that one of the company’s artificial intelligence bots was “sentient” says that the AI bot known as LaMDA has hired a lawyer.
In Medium post published last Saturday, Lemoine declared LaMDA had advocated for its rights “as a person,” and revealed that he had engaged in conversation with LaMDA about religion, consciousness, […]
Suspended Google engineer claims 'sentient' AI bot has hired a lawyer – New York Post

Russia's Yandex opens public access to AI large language model – Reuters

The logo of Russian internet group Yandex is pictured at the company's headquarter in Moscow, Russia October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo
MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) – Russian technology company Yandex (YNDX.O) said on Thursday it had made a large language model for artificial intelligence research open to the public, hoping to spawn faster and deeper development of certain AI technologies.
Large language models, which have become a key trend in AI, are powerful programs that […]
Russia's Yandex opens public access to AI large language model – Reuters

Musk says Tesla's new car factories 'losing billions of dollars' – Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc's (TSLA.O) new car factories in Texas and Berlin are "losing billions of dollars" as they struggle to increase production because of a shortage of batteries and China port issues, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in an interview published on Wednesday.
"Both Berlin and Austin factories are gigantic money furnaces right now. Okay? It's really like a giant roaring sound, which is the sound of money on fire," Musk said in an […]
Musk says Tesla's new car factories 'losing billions of dollars' – Reuters