June 24, 2024

AndronETalksNews

AndronETalksNews

Google AI just might kill you: it misidentified a Destroying Angel mushroom as an edible”button mushroom”

Boing Boing

By MARK FRAUENFELDER 8:38 AM MON JUN 3, 2024

Picture this: You’re out foraging in the woods, you snap a pic of an innocent-looking mushroom, and your trusted Google Gemini AI app tells you it’s a button mushroom. You gather a batch, take them home and fry them up with a little butter and garlic. Your family thanks you for the delicious meal, and you in turn, thank Google for identifying the mushrooms.

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