What is Google Bard AI?

We explain everything about Google Bard, the new contender in this of generative AI.

The proliferation of artificial intelligence in different fields is a fact. The arrival of generative systems, be they video, music, image or text, is taking over the front pages of many newspapers, even those not specialized in technology. One of the big companies that has jumped on the bandwagon (and in what way) has been Microsoft, with its Bing search engine. But the main player in this world does not want to be left behind and that is why he has launched Google Bard. What is Google Bard exactly?

In this article we are going to answer all your questions about Google Bard. We are going to tell you what Google Bard is, what Google Bard is for and how to use Google Bard from now on. Will Google be able to stand up to GPT from Open AI? For now, let’s analyze what qualities Bard has and what is behind this peculiar name.

What is Google Bard?

Google Bard is the answer to the natural language model created by OpenAI, GPT-4. It is an access interface to this technology that takes the form of a chatbot. Therefore, it is a platform that supports the introduction of text and that, based on the user’s commands, generates responses, text and code.

Officially, the arrival of Google Bard is set in March 2023. However, the underlying technology and on which the Google chatbot is based has been around for a long time. It is based on the family of large LaMDA language models. Yes, this is the same technology that got a Google engineer fired for claiming he had a life of his own.

As is evident, and by the dates that we indicate, the tool was designed as a direct response to the success of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. However, Google launched its chatbot with significant limitations because the opinion within the company seems to be that it is a developing technology.

While many expected Bard to offer an improved chat experience, users weren’t as impressed as expected. Despite this, Google continues to work to improve it.

How to use Google Bard?

Google Bard is available in the United States and the United Kingdom. However, this is a restriction that vanishes thanks to VPN technology.

What things can Google Bard do?

Google Bard is a product very similar to ChatGPT. It is a natural language interface that works based on orders, commands or prompts, whatever you prefer to call it. However, the point is that those requests can be written in a natural format, without needing to know specific commands.

On the other hand, it is a generative AI, so what it returns to those commands is also text written in a natural language.