Software

Google fires software engineer who claims AI chatbot is

Google has dismissed a senior software engineer who claimed the company’s artificial intelligence chatbot LaMDA was a self-aware person.

Google, which placed software engineer Blake Lemoine on leave last month, said he had violated company policies and that it found his claims on LaMDA (language model for dialogue applications) to be “wholly unfounded”.

“It’s regrettable that despite lengthy engagement on

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Kansas election chief’s software change violated law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ top elections official violated the state’s open records law when he had office computer software altered so that it could no longer produce data sought by a voting-rights advocate, the state Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

The decision directed a trial court judge to order Secretary of State Scott Schwab to reverse the software change

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SCDC Inmates receive software development training

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Seven female inmates of the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) received full-stack certification in software development on Friday.

The training was provided by Persevere Now, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit built on carrying inmates from prison to prosperity.

Training began in January of 2020 and was originally set to be a 12-month program. But after three prison

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Software developers aspire to forecast who will win a battle

Warfare is complex—and, as those who start wars often discover to their chagrin, unpredictable. Anything which promises to reduce that unpredictability is thus likely to attract both interest and money. Add the ability of modern computers to absorb and crunch unprecedented amounts of data, and throw in a live, data-generating war in the form of the conflict now

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Can Tom Siebel Fulfill His Vision To Make C3 AI One Of The

The wide scale adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) software is one of the great transformational technologies of the 21st Century. It is also big business. The global market for AI was estimated at $387.45 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach $1.394 trillion by 2029, according to Fortune Business Insight.

One company that is helping to accelerate that transformation,

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Porsche shares hardware and software updates coming to 2023

Prior to the release of its 2023 Taycan models this fall, Porsche has shared details about updates. For the fourth year of Taycan EVs, Porsche is delivering a slew of software improvements, which will eventually roll out to earlier versions too. Consumers can expect a few hardware upgrades as well, but not many.

The Porsche Taycan first debuted as a

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