Top News: Google’s AI sentient?, Minnesota’s student privacy bill, and more
Google’s LaMDA labeled sentient
A senior software engineer at Google was placed on administrative leave for claiming that one of the firm's artificial intelligence (AI) systems called LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) has become sentient. However, Google rejected the claims. Read More
Maryland enacts Personal Information Protection Act
The state of Maryland has enacted the Personal Information Protection Act, which aims to protect the personal identifying information of its citizens and ensure they are notified in case of their data is compromised. The legislation mandates businesses to notify consumers of a breach within 45 days. Read More
Minnesota’s student privacy bill
Minnesota passed a student privacy bill to govern and protect educational data effective for the 2022-23 school year and beyond. The bill prevents technology providers from owning or using any educational data under various circumstances.