Google fires software engineer who claimed its AI chatbot is sentient

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it has dismissed a senior software engineer who claimed the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) 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…

Artificial Intelligence to alert drivers about potential vehicle collisions on Indian roads

As the world switches to driverless cars, India too could soon get vehicles powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Researchers at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad have launched the Intelligent Solutions for Road Safety through Technology and Engineering (iRASTE) project in…