Tag: FIRtopics

Links to and excerpts of articles aimed for discussion in the ‘For Immediate Release’ podcast.

  • Topics for FIR 263

    Topics for FIR 263

    My topics for discussion with Shel in For Immediate Release 263, our monthly long-form podcast episode for June 2022, published on June 20, 2022: Google has not created sentient AI — yet The suspension of a Google engineer called Blake Lemoine, who claimed a computer chatbot he was working on had become sentient and was…

  • Discussion topics for FIR podcast 257

    Discussion topics for FIR podcast 257

    My topics for discussion with Shel in the For Immediate Release monthly podcast episode 257 for May 2022, published on May 23, 2022: The death of ‘mandatory fun’ in the office If you’re an adult being forced to attend a team-building exercise, go to a post-work happy hour or celebrate in a conference room with…