TechCrunch: “Google has taken the wraps off Bard, its conversational AI meant to compete with ChatGPT and other large language models. But after its shaky debut, users may understandably be a bit wary of trusting the system — so we compared it on a few example prompts with its AI peers, GPT-4 and Claude. This is far from a “comprehensive” evaluation of these models, but as publicly accessible language agents, and such a thing really isn’t possible with how fast this space is moving. But it should give a general idea of where these three LLMs are right now. These questions were asked cold with no extra context or context…”
- See also The Verge: Google opens early access to its ChatGPT rival Bard — here are our first impressions – “Like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Bing chatbot, Bard offers users a blank text box and an invitation to ask questions about any topic they like. However, given the well-documented tendency of these bots to invent information, Google is stressing that Bard is not a replacement for its search engine but, rather, a “complement to search” — a bot that users can bounce ideas off of, generate writing drafts, or just chat about life with..”
- See also Washington Post: “AI isn’t magic or evil. Here’s how to spot AI myths. As ChatGPT and other AI tools spread, people are struggling to separate fact from fiction.”
- See also Washington Post: “Say what, Bard? What Google’s new AI gets right, wrong and weird. Our tech columnist asks Bard, Google’s answer to ChatGPT, questions from Post readers to test what the AI might be useful for”
- See also The New York Times: What Google Bard Can Do (and What It Can’t) .Google has released a new chatbot to a limited number of people in the U.S. and Britain. How does it compare with what is already out there?