alphabetthe parent company of Googlelost $100 billion last week after its artificial intelligence Bard produced an error on its first demo.
According to a report from nprGoogle launched this chatbot to compete with the popular ChatGPT, the platform that is supported by Microsoft.
Bard’s error was posted in a tweet when the company was promoting the tool as a platform to “help simplify complex issues.”
The Google bot was asked “What new discoveries from the James Webb Space Telescope can I tell my 9-year-old son?” Bard responded with some examples, including the claim that the telescope took the first images of planets outside of Earth’s solar system.
Howeverthe James Webb Telescope No discovered exoplanets. These stars were photographed for the first time by the European Southern Observatory in 2004.
Users even remarked that Alphabet was able to googling the information about the exoplanets before the test.
Bard’s mistake cost $100 billion
Bard’s confusion happened the same day that Google executives announced this artificial intelligence as the future of the company at an event in Paris. Alphabet shares fell as much as 9%, slashing the company’s market value by $100 billion.
On the other hand, Microsoft shares rose 3%. This same week the company founded by Bill Gates announced that it would add ChatGPT to its Bing search engine and that it has invested 10 billion dollars in OpenAI, the startup that developed the popular artificial intelligence.
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post that Bard will be available exclusively to “trusted testers” before going public in the coming weeks.
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