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Some important points about Google’s Bard AI, ChatGPT’s rival

Google has launched Bard AI, an answer to its biggest AI rival ChatGPT, which is currently in the trend.


ChatGPT is an AI chatbot launched by OpenAI, a San Francisco based company and is made available for public use. Now soon after this launch the tech giant Google has started testing its AI chatbot called Bard, based on its Language Model for Dialogue Application or LaMDA.

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai posted in a blogpost that it could be an important next step on Google’s AI journey.

There are many companies who have already shown interest in AI technologies after the huge popularity of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Microsoft is one of the key investors in OpenAI, the company behind the AI chatbot ChatGPT.

Google has announced its new AI chatbot Bard in just less than two weeks after Microsoft disclosed its billions of dollars investment into OpenAI. Google is currently testing its AI chatbot Bard to answer its biggest competitor OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

In a blogpost, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has discussed how the new AI-based features would be coming to Google Search very soon.

Here are some important points on Google’s Bard AI:

  1. Bard is a conversational AI chatbot based on LaMDA, Google’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications system. The model was in the development phase for several years.
  1. Currently it is in the experimental stage, and is opening it up to trusted testers ahead of making it more widely available to the public in the coming weeks.
  2. Bard will source its information from responses from a limited version of its base language model with less computing cost than ChatGPT.
  3. ChatGPT is currently open to the public for free, but Bard is being offered to a handful of trusted testers around the globe.
  4. Google’s CEO Sunar Pichai has shown in a blogpost how you can use Bard to simplify complex topics, like explaining new discoveries from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to a 9-year-old.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai also wrote:

“Bard seeks to combine the breadth of the world’s knowledge with the power, intelligence and creativity of our large language models. It draws on information from the web to provide fresh, high-quality responses. Bard can be an outlet for creativity, and a launchpad for curiosity, helping you to explain new discoveries from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to a 9-year-old, or learn more about the best strikers in football right now, and then get drills to build your skills.”