BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  Evening Edition  >  Is LaMDA Alive?

Is LaMDA Alive?

Dr Chen Zhi Yuan, Head of School for Computer Science, Nottingham University Malaysia

16-Jun-22 19:00

Is LaMDA Alive?

Google suspended one of it's engineers after he argued that their AI system LaMDA was showing signs of conciousness. Google has since denied LaMDA's sentience, a response which has raised suspicions over how far they have actually come in their AI development. We dive into this story, and what it would mean for an Artificial Intelligence system to gain sentience.

Image Source: Tara Winstead, Pexels

Produced by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Jeremy Ng

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan

This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  controversiestechnology

Tags:  LaMDAartificial intelligencegoogleaisentiencerobots

Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows

6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

7:45 AM

Top Story

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

H.E. Edgard Kagan, US Ambassador to Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Ellice and Tim Hendricks, Co-Founders, Orangeleaf Consultancy

11:00 AM


Matt Armitage, Founder, Kulturpop.

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores


1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

H.E. Edgard Kagan, US Ambassador to Malaysia

2:05 PM

Front Row

Cinematic Souls by Musicians Linkage

2:20 PM

Front Row

3:05 PM

Good Things

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

Kam Raslan | Matt Armitage | Azmyl Yunor