Daily Beast: ‘60 Minutes’ Made a Shockingly Wrong Claim About a Google AI

Daily Beast: ‘60 Minutes’ Made a Shockingly Wrong Claim About a Google AI. “Emergent behavior is definitely a worthwhile topic for a news show to discuss. Where the 60 Minutes clip takes a turn, though, is when we’re introduced to claims that Google’s chatbot was actually able to teach itself a language it previously didn’t know after it was prompted in that language. ‘For example, one Google AI program adapted on its own after it was prompted in the language of Bangladesh, which it was not trained to know,’ CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley said in the clip. Turns out it was complete BS. “

Sunday on 60 Minutes: The Facebook Whistleblower (CBS)

CBS: Sunday on 60 Minutes: The Facebook Whistleblower. “A former Facebook employee says tens of thousands of pages of internal company research she has provided to the Securities and Exchange Commission prove Facebook is lying to the public and investors about the effectiveness of its campaigns to eradicate hate, violence and misinformation from its platforms. That former employee, who anonymously filed the complaints with federal authorities against Facebook last month, will reveal her identity and speak her mind in an interview airing Sunday night on 60 Minutes.”

Bloomberg Quint: Google Slips Ahead of `60 Minutes’ Feature on Antitrust Threat

Bloomberg Quint: Google Slips Ahead of `60 Minutes’ Feature on Antitrust Threat. “The CBS news magazine 60 Minutes will lead its show Sunday with a segment on ‘The Power of Google’ that will include interviews with the company’s critics, who say it stifles competition, as well as the European Union’s antitrust chief. Shares in Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., dipped about 1.7 percent in early trading Friday after the news was announced. The stock was trading down 1 percent to $1070.02 9:47 a.m. in New York.”