Artificial sentience (sometimes called digital sentience) is the capacity for subjective experience instantiated in artificial minds, such as arising from artificial general intelligence or whole brain emulation.

Further reading

Harris, Jamie & Jacy Reese Anthis (2021) The moral consideration of artificial entities: a literature review, Science and Engineering Ethics, vol. 27, p. 53.

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