Google CEO Promises Bard to Release More Capable
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet and Google, has stated that the business will soon produce more capable AI models in response to the criticism that he has received regarding his ChatGPT competitor dubbed Bard.
The Google Bard chatbot was made available to the general public on March 21, but it was unable to compete with the success that OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Bing chatbot had.
Sundar Pichai stated this while participating in The New York Times’ Hard Fork podcast. “We clearly have more capable models,” he said. “Pretty soon, we will be upgrading Bard to some of our more capable Pathways Language Model (PaLM) models, which will bring more capabilities; be it in reasoning, coding, and it can answer maths questions better.”
Pichai continued by saying that “therefore you will see progress over the course of the following week.”
Sundar Pichai stated that one of the reasons for Bard’s limited capabilities was a feeling of caution within Google, and that this prudence was one of the reasons why.
According to the story, he was reported as saying, “To me, it was crucial to not put out a more competent model before we can fully make sure that we can handle it correctly.”
Pichai stated unequivocally that he was discussing the work with Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the two co-founders of Google.
He also voiced worries on the rapid pace at which artificial intelligence is being developed, stating that this “perhaps poses a threat to society.”
Pichai stated that there should be a great deal of discussion on the topic because nobody has all of the answers.
Reports that Google is using the Microsoft-owned OpenAI’s ChatGPT to train an artificial intelligence chatbot dubbed Bard are false, according to Google.
According to a study that was published in The Information, the success of OpenAI “has prompted the two AI research teams under Google’s parent, Alphabet, to overcome years of heated animosity in order to work together.”
According to the story, which cites sources, software developers working for Google’s Brain AI group are collaborating with staff from DeepMind, which is a subsidiary company of Alphabet, to develop software to compete with OpenAI.
On the other hand, according to a Google spokesperson who talked with The Verge, “Bard is not trained on any data from ShareGPT or ChatGPT.”
In the same vein as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Bing chatbot, Bard is founded on a large language model (LLM), more specifically a lightweight and optimized version of LaMDA. The tech giant has stated that in the near future, it will update Bard with newer models that are capable of a greater range of tasks.
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