Google has put an engineer on paid leave after he claimed he encountered a sentient AI bot at work. Photo: Bloomberg
Google has put an engineer on paid leave after he claimed he encountered a sentient AI bot at work. Photo: Bloomberg

Google suspends engineer who publicly claimed he interacted with a sentient AI bot

  • Alphabet has placed software engineer Blake Lemoine on paid leave on claims he breached confidentiality policies
  • Lemoine had told a newspaper that he concluded the Google AI he interacted with was a person