Greater than 20 years because the dominant search engine appears to have made the top honchos of Google a bit complacent. It virtually feels as if the corporate by no means anticipated Bing to pose any actual menace to Google within the foreseeable future and, due to this fact, determined towards taking contingency plans. However, Microsoft and Bing had nothing to lose and, earlier this yr, caught everybody off guard when it introduced the combination of ChatGPT into Bing Search.
What makes the story much more attention-grabbing is that Google has been engaged on its suite of AI-powered instruments for a very long time. Nonetheless, with no actual competitors within the area, the developmental section was gradual. The corporate additionally didn’t anticipate AI to go mainstream on the present tempo, thereby discovering itself trailing behind Open AI.
In the meantime, a latest New York Instances report signifies that Google is scrambling to launch a brand new model of its Search Engine with a brand new AI algorithm codenamed ‘Magi’ as early Could 2023. To expedite the tempo of Magi AI’s growth, Google has reportedly devoted a group of over 160 designers, engineers, and executives for well timed venture completion. If issues go to plan, we might see the Magi in motion at Google I/O 2023. As well as, Google has already opened up its conversational AI chatbot — Google Bard — to a restricted set of customers, and an AI-infused search engine is a logical subsequent step.