Invited Talk

Could a Large Language Model be Conscious?

David Chalmers

Moderator: Sanmi Koyejo

Hall H
[ Abstract ]
[ Slides
Mon 28 Nov 3:15 p.m. PST — 4 p.m. PST


There has recently been widespread discussion of whether GPT-3, LaMDA 2, and related large language models might be sentient. Should we take this idea seriously? I will discuss the underlying issue and will break down the strongest reasons for and against.