Google looks to Bard to make it relevant in the fight against new AI-powered rivals.

Google Bard

Microsoft Corporation, one of the largest computing software companies, and Alphabet Incorporated, the parent company of Google, have unveiled their company’s plan to adopt AI technology and incorporate it into their current technologies.

The race toward acquiring the best Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology heats up, with two of the most well-known tech companies revealing their plans to incorporate and develop AI-powered systems.

Alphabet’s Bard

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, has announced the launch of Bard, their newest AI chatbox service powered by the “Language Model for Dialogue Applications” or LaMDA, Google’s AI breakthrough development launched in 2021, the software is considered a massive development for language models it can be trained to read, predict and relate to various words and even phrases.

Bard allows users to prompt it but warns that its response may be inappropriate or wrong. The presentation then displayed three bulleted answers to a question about the discoveries of a space telescope.

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, announced that the platform would be released to test users before being accessible to the public in the coming weeks. Google uses a version of LaMDA that requires fewer computer resources to serve more people and improve based on their comments.

“Bard seeks to combine the breadth of the world’s knowledge with the power, intelligence and creativity of our” 

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet

Pichai also stated that Google intends to add artificial intelligence (AI) components to its search engine that will synthesize material for complex inquiries, such as whether studying guitar or piano is simpler. Google now displays content from elsewhere on the Web for questions with obvious answers.

Microsoft counters with OpenAi’s ChatGPT services

Microsoft is one of the investors of OpenAI for developing the ChatGPT (Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer), which was released last November 2022. . ChatGPT may respond to follow-up questions, admit mistakes, faulty dispute premises, and reject unsuitable requests thanks to the dialogue style.

ChatGPT is still in its early phases, and certain flaws, such as writing plausible-sounding, incorrect, or illogical answers, need to be addressed. It is still also sensitive to input phrasing changes or attempting the exact prompt numerous times.

Microsoft has also expressed its intention to incorporate AI into its current products.

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