Now Chinese internet giant Baidu is deciding for launching its own version of ChatGPT, a report claimed on Sunday.
The organization will reveal its AI-powered chatbot in the upcoming month of March, a person claiming to have details of the matter told Bloomberg.
At the start, the tool, which is yet to be given a name, will be put into the main search services of Baidu, the source claimed.
While Chinese technology firms are already performing on similar AI tools, the sheer size of Baidu means that its own indulge would be a landmark moment in a new sector that has huge potential for changing multiple industries.
As per Bloomberg, Baidu has already invested big sums of money in making its Ernie system, an AI tool that it’s been focusing on for many years, and it’s this that would form the basis of its upcoming version of ChatGPT.
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ChatGPT, made by California-oriented OpenAI, has taken chatbot technology to the whole next level. Released just a couple of months ago, the tool has been employing massive amounts of web data and changed through human feedback, providing it the skill to react in text form to human prompts in a way that’s both natural and creative.
Similar AI tools are also considered to be alarming for disrupting creative industries, with artists becoming increasingly concerned about text-to-image and text-to-video generators for instance: OpenAI’s Dall-E2 that could leave humans agonizing to make a living from their craft.
In a sign of just how mega the technology powering these AI tools is about to become, computer giant Microsoft recently declared a significant investment in OpenAI, considered to be in the region of $10 billion.
The parent firm of Google, Alphabet, is also investing heavily in developing competing systems amid fears that Microsoft could use ChatGPT to supercharge its Bing search engine, potentially creating a massive impact on the main revenue driver of Google.
With the web giant of China named Baidu allegedly, all ready to go into space in earnest, the motivation to create the skills of ChatGPT and identical technologies would only go up.