Google is holding an occasion about search and AI on February eighth
Google is about to share extra about its work in synthetic intelligence. Subsequent week, Google shall be holding an occasion about the way it’s “utilizing the ability of AI to reimagine how individuals seek for, discover and work together with data, making it extra pure and intuitive than ever earlier than to search out what you want,” in response to an invitation despatched to The Verge. The 40-minute occasion shall be streamed on YouTube on February eighth at 8:30AM ET.
The timing of the occasion is attention-grabbing on condition that Google CEO Sundar Pichai simply introduced that the corporate is planning on letting individuals “work together straight” with its “latest, strongest language fashions as a companion to go looking” quickly. Google, lengthy the de facto strategy to discover data on the web, is probably going going through some stress from Microsoft, which is reportedly planning on integrating ChatGPT into Bing. That might enable Bing to supply extra clever summaries and outcomes, which is one thing that Google has struggled with.
In fact, it’s very attainable the presentation shall be extra about instruments we’re already conversant in; the invitation comprises references to Google Lens, Translate, Procuring, and Maps. It’d be onerous to complain if the present is nearly small enhancements to these instruments, as these could make an enormous distinction for a few of the tens of millions of people that use them a day.