Bard: Google Introduces New ChatGPT Rival

By   Adeola Adegunwa
Writer , Informationsecuritybuzz | Feb 08, 2023 05:19 am PST

Since ChatGPT’s inception in November of last year, it has experienced phenomenal growth in popularity. This growth has finally impacted Google, as it just unveiled Bard as a ChatGPT rival and alternative. Bard is now exclusively accessible to “trusted testers,” but Google plans to open it out to the general public in the upcoming weeks.

In a blog post published on Monday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai made the project’s official announcement. He described the tool as an experimental conversational AI service that aims to converse with users while providing answers to their questions. Bard’s capabilities are not fully described, but it is clear that the chatbot will have free-ranging traits like those of OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

Bard aims to unite the depth of human knowledge with strength, humor, our extensive language models’ creativity, and innovation. It provides unique, top-notch responses using information from the internet.

According to Pichai, Bard may serve as a platform for curiosity and creative expression, allowing you to educate a 9-year-old about recent scientific advancements made by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Alternatively, learn more about the top football strikers of the moment before receiving the instruction to hone your skills.

Bard: Google’s Language Model For Dialog Application

The fact that Bard is driven by Google’s Language Model for Dialog Applications (LaMDA) and will use all of the material from the web to curate responses represents a big distinction from ChatGPT, which can only access information up to 2021 and does not have access to the online.

Google’s blog post states that Bard has been made accessible to reliable testers and that the search engine and technology behemoth plans to make it “more freely available to the public in the coming weeks.”

Although Google states that it will “combine external feedback with our own internal testing to guarantee Bard’s responses adhere to a strict standard for quality, safety, and informational veracity,” it is likely that Bard will have restrictions akin to those ChatGPT did because both are based on text generation software.

AI models trained on content collected from the internet are prone to presenting false information, repeating harsh language, and displaying gender and racial bias.

A list of cutting-edge AI services that have not yet been made available to the general public now includes Bard, Google’s AI image generator Imagen, and its AI music generator MusicLM.

Five Features Of Google’s Bard

1. Constant competition with ChatGPT

Google, a company renowned for its innovation in the technological sector, will immediately compete with ChatGPT through Bard to be directed to various encounters. The technology company is under pressure to introduce Bard as a big competition.

2. A more reliable source of information

The tech business described Bard as a “conversational AI service” that combines the strength, intellect, and depth of the world’s information. It claimed that the distinctiveness of its substantial language models would also aid in supplying responses to queries. The fact that Bard can provide information on recent occurrences, whereas ChatGPT cannot provide information on events occurring after 2021, is one of the main contrasts between the two systems.

3. Produced for programmers

Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, announced that the company would start making preparations to enlist the help of independent programmers, content producers, and businesses to use its Generative language API to develop cutting-edge services.

LaMDA is anticipated to power Bard when it adds further models. Soon, Google designs for developers will be made available, including Utility AI, Image generation, and Music generation.

4. The capacity to process complicated data

It will be integrated with Google Chrome to transform complex data and different viewpoints into digestible formats, enabling you to rapidly grasp the larger picture and gain more knowledge from the web.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated that soon, we would see AI-powered features in Search that process complex information and multiple perspectives into easy-to-digest formats. It will make it easier to swiftly grasp the big picture and gain more knowledge from the web, whether it means researching other viewpoints, like blogs from people who play both the guitar and the piano, or in-depth research on a similar subject, like how to start as a beginner.

5. Access to the internet

Since ChatGPT began, AI has seen extremely high demand, which has led to a number of outages. Pichai said, however, that Bard will manage a scaled-down and lightweight version of the Language Model for Dialogue Applications.

He declared, “We’ll combine external feedback with our internal testing to ensure Bard’s solutions satisfy a high bar for quality, safety, and groundedness in actual data. We’re eager to use this testing period to continue learning and enhancing Bard’s performance.


As the rush to employ artificial intelligence more widely kicks into high gear, Google on Monday introduced Bard, its own AI chatbot comparable to ChatGPT. In order to provide unique, top-notch responses, it uses data from the internet. Google CEO Sundar Pichai tweeted on Monday that Bard “seeks to integrate the depth of the world’s knowledge with the strength, intelligence, and innovation of our enormous language models.

Google’s response to the rising interest in AI chatbots is Bard, which it released in November. ChatGPT has millions of users intrigued with its human-like responses and simple UI. The next stage in how humans interact with AI and technology is represented by Bard, ChatGPT, and another AI chatbot created by China’s Baidu, which has the potential to transform everything from search to education to work. Microsoft will likely discuss its integration of OpenAI’s ChatGPT into its Bing search engine at an event on Tuesday.

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