Introducing Bard – Google has launched its AI chatbot Bard, which has been touted as an alternative to OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Microsoft’s new Bing chatbot. The release of Bard comes after several months of experimentation and feedback from users of ChatGPT and Bing. While the previous chatbots have demonstrated the ability to produce sentient responses, they have also struggled with accuracy and appropriateness.
Bard seems to be conscious of these issues and has alerted users that it may produce inaccurate or inappropriate responses. The AI chatbot is designed to improve as users engage with it and flag issues. During initial testing, Bard performed well in handling trivia questions about the solar system and making cautious predictions about the March Madness basketball tournament. However, it struggled when it came to accessing personal information, stating that it could not look at “personal information, including your name.”
Google has also reassured users that Bard is not trained on Gmail data. Despite this, some users have reported mixed feelings about the chatbot. Google has indicated that it is taking a patient approach to developing the technology, recognizing that it is still early days for generative AI.
As the technology behind AI chatbots continues to advance, it will be interesting to see how Bard and other AI chatbots evolve over time. Will they become more accurate and appropriate in their responses? Will they be able to access more personal information without raising concerns about privacy? These are important questions that will need to be addressed as the technology continues to evolve. Introducing Bard