OpenAI, the prominent research institute in the field of artificial intelligence, has recently unveiled the latest iteration of its flagship product – GPT-4 language model. Surprisingly, it has come to light that Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has already implemented the advanced AI technology in a significant way.
By leveraging the power of GPT-4, Bing is now able to provide users with more sophisticated and accurate search results, taking the user experience to a whole new level. This development marks a significant milestone in the evolution of AI-powered search engines, and underscores the immense potential of GPT-4 in the realm of natural language processing.
Yusuf Mehdi, who serves as Microsoft’s head of consumer marketing, noted in a recent blog post:
“We are happy to confirm that the new Bing is running on GPT-4, customized for search. If you’ve used the new Bing in preview at any time in the last six weeks, you’ve already had an early look at the power of OpenAI’s latest model.”
Microsoft’s Bing chatbot, powered by AI, offers users a conversational approach to search, with succinct answers that provide more context than a simple list of search results. This innovative technology, known as the “Prometheus” model, has piqued curiosity as to whether it utilizes the latest and most advanced natural language processing model available, GPT-4. Until recently, it remained uncertain whether GPT-4 played a role in powering the chatbot’s capabilities.
“As OpenAI makes updates to GPT-4 and beyond, Bing benefits from those improvements. Along with our own updates based on community feedback, you can be assured that you have the most comprehensive copilot features available.”
According to Bing CVP Jordi Ribas, the new Bing search engine is expected to derive significant enhancements from OpenAI’s forthcoming advancements, including GPT-4 and beyond. Furthermore, Microsoft is also relaxing the previously imposed limitations on the Bing AI chatbot, which had restrained some of its more eccentric behaviors. Users will now be able to engage in up to 15 turns per session and a maximum of 150 per day, providing greater opportunities for exploring and interacting with the technology.
As Microsoft’s Bing chatbot continues to harness the power of advanced AI models, such as GPT-4 and beyond, it’s becoming increasingly clear that AI-driven conversation will play an increasingly prominent role in the way we interact with technology.
ChatGPT’s potential, as an example of the progress that AI has made in natural language processing, highlights the incredible advancements we’ve seen in recent years. Yet, as we continue to push the limits of what AI can do, there remain many unknowns and ethical considerations to navigate. Nevertheless, as we stand on the cusp of a new era of AI-driven conversation, it’s clear that the future of technology is more conversational, intuitive, and human-like than ever before.