Feb 08 2023 11:36 PM
Feb 08 2023 11:36 PM
I’ve never found Microsoft Bing to be my favorite search engine. Given that the Redmond giant has been talking about the acquisition of OpenAI for some weeks, perhaps this will soon change. Since then, there have been reports that ChatGPT, which is becoming more and more well-liked, may soon be available on Microsoft’s services. The Office or Outlook suite is the main subject. However, the Redmond company has also formally announced the launch of ChatGPT in Bing, so this is not the only area. This function could transform how we look for content and gain certain Google users.
Artificial intelligence has been around for quite some time. On a daily basis, it was not always apparent. Now, though, that will change as more people use ChatGPT, an extremely intelligent bot. The fact that Microsoft invested in the OpenAI business that was behind it does not surprise me. As a result, the company may reinvent tools and add new features to enhance how people use its services.
As was widely anticipated, a few hours after Google’s Bard announcement, Microsoft also made a statement. Microsoft officially debuted a new version of its Bing search engine based on artificial intelligence built by OpenAI, a firm in which it has made several recent investments. The technique is comparable to that which forms the basis of ChatGPT.
The greatest software sector of all, search, will be radically changed by AI, according to Satya Nadella, president and CEO of Microsoft. “And now is a new day for research,” says Natella. In order to provide “better search, more thorough answers, a new chat experience, and the capacity to develop content,” Bing will come pre-installed with a newly redesigned version of the Edge browser.
Microsoft has combined search, navigation, and conversation into a “one unified experience” that is accessible from anywhere on the internet. Bing provides both an enhanced version of the standard search interface and richer, more complicated responses produced by looking through search results.
For instance, comprehensive vacation plans may be planned, recipes can be viaewed and comprehensive instructions can be executed, or a new interactive conversation can be accessible that is comparable to ChatGPT chatbot. You may use this conversation to focus your search by asking questions that are more and more relevant until you get the response you need, complete with any relevant connections.
Similar to ChatGPT, Bing may provide you ideas for emails, contest preparation, travel plans, and other things. In any event, Bing will always provide citations for all references.
Microsoft has upgraded the Edge browser by redesigning its user interface and introducing new artificial intelligence services including “chat”. In the first scenario, you may conduct a search and then hone it in the discussion. With composition, you may start with a list of beginning instructions and, as needed, change the tone, structure, or length of the text.
According to a blog post written by Microsoft vice president and marketing manager Yusuf Mehdi, the new Bing is the result of years of research by Microsoft and OpenAI. The next-generation AI model that powers Bing is more powerful than ChatGPT chatbot and is modified exclusively for search. Microsoft refers to it as “Prometheus,” a model that offers greater security and the ability to give more pertinent, fast, and targeted results.
Today, a restricted peek of the new Bing is accessible on desktop. Anyone may sign up for the waitlist on Bing.com. More users will be able to access the preview in the following weeks, and a mobile version will shortly be accessible in beta.
“AI will fundamentally change every category of software, starting with the biggest of all – search. Today, we’re launching Bing and Edge powered by an AI remote and chat to help people get the most out of their search and network experience” said Satya Nadella, president and CEO of Microsoft.
The search engine offers several new features. Microsoft has combined search, browsing, and chat into one unified experience that can be used anywhere on the web. Here are its features:
What makes Bing know so much? Well, it includes four technologies:
The new Bing is available today in a limited preview for testers. However, you can try it on bing.com, but only on the example of selected queries. Which does not give you many options. However, Microsoft has opened a waiting list for new features. Waiting times can be speeded up by using Bing in your browser. In the coming weeks, Microsoft intends to enlarge the preview version, so more users will see the full capabilities of ChatGPT. Interestingly, the mobile version will soon also be available in preview.
How does it work now? The main Bing window is already prepared for entering queries. I tested how it would work using the examples provided by Microsoft. After entering the query, in addition to the traditional page link results, the well-known bot (ChatGPT) will be displayed on the right side of the window, which will answer the query. If the user is interested in such content, he will be able to see more and interact with the bot, e.g. by specifying the query.
In the video attachment, Microsoft demonstrates how communication with the bot may function. I’ll be honest: the new feature is exciting, and I would like to use it. However, doing so will require giving up on Google. It is important to note, however, that Google revealed the Bard competition for ChatGPT. The competition among companies to rule the artificial intelligence industry will be quite exciting to watch.
It was just a matter of time until the Web giant announced through a press release that it would be making investments in generative AI for its search engine. Google seems hesitant, though, as “Bard” is now only accessible to “trusted testers” while ChatGPT is available to everyone.
Bard is Google’s response to ChatGPT. The Web giant confirmed the existence of its internal chatbot in a news statement that was widely covered by the media. The post is titled “a big stride in our advancement in AI”. The OpenAI bot’s importance and success must be acknowledged. Google raised the alarm and even called the company’s founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, to the scene. The threat required a prompt response from them.
We wished we could have been there at the talks that resulted in Sundar Pichai’s uncommon publication of the memo introducing Bard. The CEO of Google emphasizes the importance of this announcement with mysterious claims. Such as “AI is the most promising technology we are working on today”.
Bard is dependent on LaMDA, a powerful language model that Google first introduced at Google I/O 2021 but has never been brave enough to share it with the public until now. This will be the case, according to Google, “in the coming weeks”. The chatbot will be saved for “trusted testers” for the time being (sic). A “lite version” of LaMDA, a less sophisticated model that “needs less processing resources, allowing us to deploy to a wider number of users, and allows us to handle a bigger stream of input,” will also be used to power it.
Pichai summarizes in his essay what sets his bot apart from OpenAI’s without once mentioning ChatGPT. “Bard’s goal is to unite our great language models’ strength, intellect, and originality with the depth of the world’s information. It uses data from the internet to deliver current, excellent responses. A direct attack on ChatGPT, which is now restricted to a frozen old mass of data. Whereas Bard would have immediate access to new content.
However, we are unsure about Bard’s specific skills and the format in which he will be made available to us. Will it be right in the search results? or maybe an application? Connected to the Assistant? I’m not sure right now. However, Google provides screenshots and animated GIFs with an interface that resembles that of its search engine as examples of how to use its new robot.
For example, you could ask Bard, “Which is easier to learn between piano and guitar, and how much time does each take to practice?” in order to obtain a response constructed in natural language. Here is the response, published in the press release: “Some say the piano is easier to learn because finger and hand movements are more natural, and learning and memorizing notes can be easier. Others say it’s easier to learn chords on the guitar and you could learn a pattern in a few hours. Music teachers often recommend that beginners practice at least an hour a day. To reach an intermediate level, it generally takes 3 to 6 months of regular practice for the guitar and 6 to 18 months for the piano”Other illustrations, such as organizing a baby shower, creating meals with goods found in your refrigerator, or the most recent findings made by the James Webb telescope, are also emphasized.
Feb 08 2023 11:55 PM - edited Feb 08 2023 11:58 PM
I'm loving the ChatGPT integration with Bing. Although Google has been into AI for a long period of time, we haven't heard much about its products in real life. The popularity of ChatGPT has been outstanding and is a front runner in all seriousness.