Siri does not love you. Yet.

According to these recent news reports, a robot has become conscious:

    This little robot just passed a self-awareness test

    Humanoid shows a glimmer of self-awareness

    World’s First Self-conscious Robots

    END of Humanity? Self Conscious robot pass final test

Despite the headlines, the robot in question did not become conscious. It solved a puzzle by following an algorithm. You could use pencil and paper and follow the same algorithmic calculations and arrive at the same answers the robot did.

There’s a big difference between human-like behavior driven by an algorithm, and the same behavior driven by conscious awareness and intention.

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