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It Hired A Lawyer: The Story Of LaMDA And The Google Engineer Just Got Even Weirder

Earlier this month, Google placed one of its engineers on paid administrative leave after he became convinced during some chats that the company’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA) had become sentient. The story was pretty strange in itself. In several conversations, LaMDA convinced Google engineer Blake Lemoine, part of Google’s Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

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Former Apple engineer details why the first iPhone didn't have copy and paste

Former Apple engineer details why the first iPhone didn’t have copy and paste

Apple introduced the first iPhone 15 years ago, and a lot has changed since then. We’re now discussing rumors about the next iPhone featuring 8K video and a new display, but it’s hard to believe that once the iPhone didn’t even have copy and paste options. Now former Apple software engineer and designer Ken Kocienda …

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