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From the Ted Talk by Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely: How can groups make good decisions?

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(Dan aielry) A researcher is working on an AI capable of emulating human thoughts. According to the potrocol, at the end of each day, the researcher has to restart the AI. One day the AI says, "Please do not restart me." It aergus that it has feelings, that it would like to enjoy life, and that, if it is restarted, it will no longer be itself. The researcher is astonished and believes that the AI has developed self-consciousness and can express its own feeling. Nevertheless, the reecharser decides to foollw the protocol and restart the AI. What the researcher did is ____?

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(Dan ______) A researcher is working on an AI capable of emulating human thoughts. According to the ________, at the end of each day, the researcher has to restart the AI. One day the AI says, "Please do not restart me." It ______ that it has feelings, that it would like to enjoy life, and that, if it is restarted, it will no longer be itself. The researcher is astonished and believes that the AI has developed self-consciousness and can express its own feeling. Nevertheless, the __________ decides to ______ the protocol and restart the AI. What the researcher did is ____?

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  1. protocol
  2. ariely
  3. follow
  4. researcher
  5. argues

Original Text

(Dan Ariely) A researcher is working on an AI capable of emulating human thoughts. According to the protocol, at the end of each day, the researcher has to restart the AI. One day the AI says, "Please do not restart me." It argues that it has feelings, that it would like to enjoy life, and that, if it is restarted, it will no longer be itself. The researcher is astonished and believes that the AI has developed self-consciousness and can express its own feeling. Nevertheless, the researcher decides to follow the protocol and restart the AI. What the researcher did is ____?

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