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Google Search Chief: AI Chatbots Can Give ‘Convincing But Completely Fictitious’ Answers
Google’s capitalization dropped by $100 billion after its ChatGPT competitor Bard failed to give accurate answers. How will anyone know what is true or false? If AI is “mostly true”, will anyone care about the false information that will be unexpectedly consumed? Google is currently operating under “code red” conditions to stay relevant. ⁃ TN Editor
Google’s search engine boss said AI chatbots can give “convincing” but “fictitious” answers.
Prabhakar Raghavan told Welt am Sonntag it’s considering how to integrate Bard with Google search.
Google felt the “urgency” to release its chatbot Bard to the public, he said.
ChatGPT is only a few months old and already causing waves in the business world.
Experts say ChatGPT and related AI could threaten some jobs, particularly white-collar ones.
Insider compiled a list of 10 jobs this technology could replace, according to experts.
The chatbot may be more powerful than we ever imagined. Google found that, in theory, the search engine would hire the bot as an entry-level coder if it interviewed at the company.
Amazon employees who tested ChatGPT said it does a “very good job” of answering customer support questions, is “great” at making training documents, and is “very strong” at answering queries around corporate strategy.
Anu Madgavkar, a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute, said that’s because human judgement still needs to be applied to these technologies to avoid error and bias, she told Insider.
“We have to think about these things as productivity enhancing tools, as opposed to complete replacements,” Madgavkar said.