We’re Asking The Wrong Question About AI Sentience

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What’s a banana? Some people argue that AI chatbots aren’t sentient because they don’t understand what they’re saying. However, some argue that many humans don’t know what they’re saying either. Take the word “banana,” which many people use in reference to the Cavendish banana. However, there are countless other banana varieties in the world. If a person doesn’t know all of these varieties, does that mean they aren’t sentient? Theorists postulate that we should ask ourselves not what makes AI sentient, but what makes people sentient. Read full article here

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