Sentient Or Not, Google’s LaMDA Chatbot Is Some Seriously Powerful Tech

You might soon speak with LaMDA as a friend and get it to shape your online experience.

Alex Kantrowitz
4 min readJul 29, 2022

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When I sat down with Blake Lemoine last week, I was more interested in the chatbot technology he called sentient — LaMDA — than the sentience issue itself. Personhood questions aside, modern chatbots…

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Alex Kantrowitz

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