OpenAI released ChatGPT, which soon gained popularity online. Now, in a showdown between the two tech titans, Google has unveiled its own AI-powered chatbot.
In response to user requests, generative AI draws upon its machine learning model to generate original content. The material is created automatically by AI to answer queries and create graphics, text or videos.
Since OpenAI released ChatGPT, individuals have been exploring applications for AI-generated content and AI technologies in several fields, including business, education, and personal life. Experts in artificial intelligence, however, have cautioned that using inaccurate data sources might lead to confusion. There are benefits and drawbacks to generating content.
To that end, Microsoft has announced intentions to collaborate with OpenAI.
While these AI systems serve a similar purpose, they are distinct in important ways.
To Begin, Let’s Define ChatGPT.
ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence chatbot that employs machine learning to provide natural-sounding responses to user questions. ChatGPT was launched by OpenAI on November 30th, 2022. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman claims that one million people downloaded the ChatGPT app within five days.
Generative Pre-trained Transformer, or GPT, is a tool for discovering structures in data. The latest version of ChatGPT makes use of the GPT-3.5 language model, which was developed using online content written by humans. ChatGPT Plus, the premium edition, has been updated to the newer GPT-4 protocol. The AI language model is used by ChatGPT to generate answers to user questions.
Who or what is Bard?
Google Bard is a chatbot powered by artificial intelligence that mimics human interactions with the use of NLP and ML by pulling replies from the web. Before switching to Google’s Palm 2 (Pathways Language Model), Bard utilized Lamda for its conversation apps. Google wrote in a blog that this model is superior than its predecessors in areas such as commonsense thinking, logic, and mathematics. The corporation also claimed that the new model is quicker than its predecessors. Bard’s search using this extensive linguistic model yields more in-depth results than a standard Google search.
Instead than returning a long list of results, Bard’s major objective is to provide a concise answer. It gives information in a similar method to Alexa and Siri, but with links for users to get further information.
Bard’s personal assistant duties include aiding clients with things like travel arrangements, restaurant reservations, and menu creation. Instead than using keywords as search engines do, Bard prefers more conversational or natural language searches. More than 230 nations and territories can access Bard’s material, which is available in more than 40 languages.
Compare and contrast the features of ChatGPT with Bard.
Microsoft has stated that it would provide ChatGPT technology in February 2023 for use by major enterprises in developing and customizing their own chatbots. Microsoft plans to integrate its Bing search engine and Edge browser with an AI-powered search feature and a chat experience to enhance a user’s search. Google has not said when it aims to introduce AI chatbot features.
The Primary Data Source
The source of the data is where ChatGPT and Bard diverge. Bard is always up to date since it constantly pulls data from the web. ChatGPT’s sources finish with 2021 data, therefore it is restricted on later research and information. The latest research is readily available to Bard’s researchers, allowing for timely data collection.
Bard employs Palm 2, Google’s newest language model. ChatGPT is based on GPT-3.5 technology, with GPT-4 available in the premium add-on, ChatGPT Plus.
The User Interface
When compared to ChatGPT, which only requires one text prompt to generate content, Bard generates more information at once.
A user needs a Google account to sign in to Bard, but any email account works for ChatGPT.
Bard is a tool designed for study. When data is available, such when summarizing an article, ChatGPT excels in content generation.
Bard may access real-time data, allowing users to inquire about things like the weather in the immediate present.
An image depicting Bard’s reaction to the Chicago weather.
In addition to the prediction, Bard also offers advice on what to wear.
Confidentiality of Records
ChatGPT retains all prompts and inquiries entered, no matter the topic or issue. Conversation history may be viewed by the user and the chatbot simultaneously. Even if you delete a discussion, it’s possible that some of its details were already taken and used to build the chatbot’s massive linguistic model. This implies that confidentiality may be compromised while inputting sensitive information.
The default retention period for Bard talks stored in a user’s Google account is 18 months, although this may be changed in the user’s Bard Activity settings to either 3 or 36 months. Google Bard chats can be indexed by Google, which raises privacy concerns.
Is there a superior chatbot?
The text requests that ChatGPT creates and summarizes are effective. Bard provides more helpful context when responding to inquiries. It’s possible that these chatbots will evolve over time as new data is gathered from user comments.
- Simple navigation and controls.
- Useful for study.
- Capable of conducting research on timely topics, such as recent happenings.
- Web page summaries are no problem for you.
- No history of requests is kept.
- Can be prone to AI hallucinations and make up information.
- Provides fewer add-ons and connections.
- The internet has questionable sources.
Keeps track of your past discussions.
Can discuss their answers with others.
Supports a wide range of add-ons and synchronizations with other platforms, like Expedia, Instacart, and Zapier.
Problems with ChatGPT:
The best way to summarize the article is to copy and paste.
Long answers might be tedious to read through.
Must verify facts to avoid false beliefs or hallucinations.
The upgraded version costs money.
Analogy between the two
Here are examples of how ChatGPT and Bard react to the identical questions and commands, so you may compare and contrast their approaches.
Here is another excerpt from Bard’s reply to the prompt to think of topics for tech articles.
What the Bard thought about proposed articles.
Bard supplied a bit more background on article slants, while ChatGPT suggested a variety of other themes for consideration. Finding current trends might be challenging in ChatGPT because it only stores data till 2021.
Making something up
In two paragraphs, please describe complex language models.
ChatGPT’s answer to the request for material detailing huge language models in two paragraphs, captured from the app’s interface.
The reaction of ChatGPT to the task of summarizing substantial linguistic models in a few words.
Bard’s answer to the request for content describing huge language models in two paragraphs, captured from the screen.
Bard’s reply to the task of summarizing complex linguistic models in a few words.
Considerations: Bard required a second nudge to get down to two paragraphs. The vocabulary used in ChatGPT was more all-encompassing and simple to pick up. Bard had a higher social status.
In my opinion, Bard’s reply is more readable. Answering the query posed by the bolded date. ChatGPT had the same data, but the text was chunky, making it more difficult to find what you needed.
Bard’s reply to the suggestion that they spend two days in Chicago.
Thoughts: Bard offered helpful information. However, ChatGPT provided a plenty of information.
Solutions based on generative artificial intelligence
Other artificial intelligence content creators exist. Chatsonic, Jasper, Open Assistant, and Wordtune are just some of the startups hard at work on their own initiatives. Baidu, China’s most popular search engine, also employs AI in the form of a program dubbed Ernie Bot.
Beyond content production, the future of AI in marketing is rapidly expanding into areas like customer support, email optimization, product suggestions, and social media postings.