The dangerous illusion of AI consciousness

The false dawn of machine minds

AI expert and DeepMind contributor Shannon Vallor explores OpenAI's latest GPT-4o model, based on the ideas of her new book, ‘The AI Mirror’. Despite modest intellectual improvements, AGI's human-like behaviour raises serious ethical concerns, but as Vallor argues, AI today only presents the illusion of consciousness.

You can see Shannon Vallor, debating Ken Cukier and Joscha Bach about the future of Big Tech and AI regulation on Controlling the Tech Titans, 1:15pm Monday 27th at HowTheLightGetsIn Hay-on-Wye 2024.

This article is presented in association with Closer To Truth, an esteemed partner for the 2024 

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