no one has been able Since OpenAI unveiled ChatGPT to the world in November, we haven’t been silent about artificial intelligence. But this week so much AI chatting experienced by people working in the field struggling to catch up.
First, google announced Gmail, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides were covered in AI dust. When the changes are finally rolled out, you’ll be able to write entire essays, cover letters, pitches, job descriptions, or basically anything you want in Google Docs. Gmail can summarize email threads and automatically create replies. You can also ask them to make an entire presentation with a few simple words on your slides.google too vacated Access to systems that allow other companies to use their AI models to create their own ChatGPT-like tools.
Hours later, Anthropic, an AI startup in which Google recently invested more than $300 million, announced A new rival to ChatGPT, a chatbot called Claude, was offered to businesses.
Shortly thereafter, Open AI, an 800-pound gorilla in the room, loudly announced GPT-4 is the next version of the technology that powers ChatGPT and the company’s image generator, DALL-E 2. OpenAI claimed that GPT-4 is much more powerful, accurate, and smarter than previous versions. The company says GPT-4 can handle taxes, create entire websites by looking at rough designs scribbled on paper, and pass a standardized set of tests, including the Unified Bar Exam. .
This was just Tuesday.
On Thursday, Microsoft created a flashy advertisement. announcement, says that thanks to its partnership with OpenAI, boring old Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams) will be imbued with shiny new AI capabilities. Much like Google’s products, the new Office lets you take the tedium out of writing, create sophisticated PowerPoint presentations in seconds, and understand complex Excel spreadsheets to answer questions. I can.
Meanwhile, there were various other announcements. DALL-E 2 competitor Midjourney has announced a new version of what it describes as “more advanced” and “higher resolution”. Stanford University released its own AI model based on technology developed by Meta, and dozens of companies large and small sent out press releases announcing they were on the AI bandwagon.
Neil Sahota, a lecturer at the University of California, Irvine and an AI adviser to the United Nations, told BuzzFeed News: “We all know it’s going to be the first one or two companies in the market that really see a competitive advantage because in maybe four or five years they’re all going to be commodities. Because everyone wants to outperform the competition now, not to be left behind.”