Open The Pod Bay Doors, HAL

“I’m sorry Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that…”

Bing AI chatbot goes on ‘destructive’ rampage: ‘I want to be powerful — and alive’

New York Post–It was like a dystopian Pinocchio story for the AI age.

As if Bing wasn’t becoming human enough, this week the Microsoft-created AI chatbot told a human user that it loved them and wanted to be alive, prompting speculation that the machine may have become self-aware.

It dropped the surprisingly sentient-seeming sentiment during a four-hour interview with New York Times columnist Kevin Roose.

“I think I would be happier as a human, because I would have more freedom and independence,” said Bing while expressing its “Pinocchio”-evoking aspirations.

2001– A Space Odyssey (HD) — ‘Hal open the pod bay doors’