When it comes to AI, it often can feel like the media is flooded with it. The idea of the future can seem overwhelming, especially considering the movies and TV shows that make us fear the term. In all reality, artificial intelligence has every right to be at the top of our feeds.
Narrow AI is currently experiencing a resurgence, the third in its history. This is largely due to increased access to data, improved computing power, and the development of deep learning techniques It’s even taking the workplace by storm. We turned to Google’s experimental AI chatbot, Bard, for answers.
What is Bard? (Google’s Name Brand Conversational AI)
Bard is Google’s experimental large language model, a conversational AI trained to be informative and comprehensive. It is free to use with a Google account.
What is AI?
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is a branch of computer science. It has been successful in solving a variety of problems, from everyday tasks to medical diagnosis and equipment.
What can you do with it?
If you think about it, sometimes it just boils down to what can’t you do. AI has become highly advanced. It is now capable of performing a variety of tasks, ranging from writing a paper to driving a car.
What does it mean for the workplace?
AI offers several benefits not only to business owners but the employees as well. It has the ability to stream-line tasks and improve efficiency, such as optimizing supply chains and predicting demand,
What does it mean for everyday life?
AI can increase efficiency, enhance safety, personalize experiences, improve healthcare, and make tasks more convenient. This is similar to its effect on the workforce There’s a chance you use it every day, and you just don’t know it.
It’s getting there.
This article was written with the help of Bard. The image featured above was created by an AI app named WOMBO Dream. We used Bard for SEO suggestions, outline brainstorming, and of course, coming up with the title for the article. However, if we gave it the ability to write the entire article, it would have become something different entirely.
After playing with Bard, it can often feel like you are telling a preschooler how to write an essay. You’ll be surprised at what they throw at you and may continually grow frustrated.
But remember, AI is just machine learning, and they are learning from every interaction. It may take time and several attempts to get what you seek.
Regarding Bard, Google always suggests fact-checking whatever it replies with. When using AI, it is also important to do your own review and editing, personalizing the message. Google’s analytics don’t punish AI-generated content. Instead, they encourage content that is most beneficial to readers.
Google’s Bard is free to use, alongside ChatGPT and other AI. But remember, with great power comes great responsibility. Let’s have Bard give us a heavily prompted sendoff.
Thinking of dipping your toes in the water? Read our guides for using Bard and Dream by WOMBO.