Google, Microsoft Fire Next Shots in AI Chatbot Showdown
Both Google and Microsoft are preparing to launch the latest salvo in their battle for leadership in artificial intelligence, which is gaining increasing attention from tech enthusiasts and the curious public. .
Search giant Google has announced Bard, OpenAI’s ChatGPT competitor. It uses the Language Model for Conversational Applications (LaMDA). In one blog post, CEO Sundar Pichai wrote: The “experimental conversational AI service” is being rolled out to “trusted testers” today and will be rolled out to the wider public “in the coming weeks.”
“The Bard seeks to combine the broad knowledge of the world with the power, intelligence and creativity of our large-scale language models,” Pichai wrote. “It takes information from the web to provide fresh, high-quality answers.” Its main competitor, his ChatGPT, doesn’t know much about the world in 2021 and beyond.
Pichai didn’t list many of Bird’s features, but a short video is included that could explain the discovery of the AI list from the James Webb Space Telescope to a 9-year-old. The post also suggests that Bard can compare Oscar-nominated movies, come up with lunch ideas based on what’s in the fridge, and plan his baby shower.
Google also says it will incorporate AI techniques into search, using them to summarize results and “extract complex information and multiple perspectives into an easily digestible format.”
Google hosts an event on AI on Wednesday. However, shortly after Google’s announcement, Microsoft hit back and announced that it would be holding a press event tomorrow, Feb. 7, at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington, to “share progress on some exciting projects.” bottom. Bloomberg reportSeveral news outlets have theorized that the event will focus on Microsoft’s “billion dollar investment” in ChatGPT creator OpenAI. Recently, some users got a glimpse of what it would look like with ChatGPT built into Microsoft’s search engine, Bing.
CEO of OpenAI posted a tweet It includes a photo of him in Redmond with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who says he’s “excited about tomorrow’s event,” adding some credibility to the theory.
Hello from Redmond! Excited for tomorrow’s event pic.twitter.com/b7TUr0ti42February 6, 2023
When ChatGPT became a sensation, Google “Code Red” situation. Google has been quietly working on AI, and it’s possible Google had a version of Bard that somehow worked for a while.
In July 2022, a senior software engineer at Google said, He thought AI was sentientChatGPT can often be wrong and are often very confident in their errors. But that warm reception may have given Google room to open his Bard to the public and start the AI race in earnest, ready or not.