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Gemini (chatbot)

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Gemini is a chatbot[2] developed and launched by Google[3]. It was born out of Google’s response to OpenAI[4]’s ChatGPT, a popular AI chatbot that posed a potential threat to Google Search[1]. Gemini evolved from an earlier Google project called Bard, an AI chatbot powered by a language model called LaMDA[5]. Bard was first announced and tested in early 2023, and by December of that year, it was upgraded to the Gemini language model. The Gemini project unified Google’s Bard and Duet AI services under one brand[6] in February 2024, complete with an Android app release. Gemini stirred controversy the same month due to its generation of historically inaccurate images. Despite the controversy, Gemini serves as a significant step in Google’s AI chatbot development.

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1. Google Search ( Google Search )
1 Google Search is a powerful internet search engine developed by Google. It uses complex algorithms and indexing systems to trawl through hundreds of terabytes of information on the web, providing users with links to relevant pages, including cached versions of sites that are presently unavailable. Google Search supports various file types like PDFs and Word documents. The platform includes features like SafeSearch, which filters explicit content, and provides a detailed analysis of a site's importance through its patented PageRank system. Google Search also boasts a user-friendly interface with features like rich snippets, the Knowledge Graph, and the Personal Tab, which enhance the user's search experience. Additionally, it has evolved to offer image, news, and video search capabilities, and even voice search in the Chrome browser. Beyond searching web pages, Google operates a suite of tools and services, offering a comprehensive, personalized internet search experience.
2 Google Search is an extensive web search engine developed by Google. It's known for its vast indexing capacity, encompassing hundreds of terabytes of information from countless web pages and diverse file types. Google Search has continuously evolved since its launch in 2012, with significant algorithm upgrades like Caffeine and Medic aimed at enhancing speed, relevance, and user-friendliness. It offers various features including SafeSearch, PageRank, and Google Discover to refine and personalize search results. Its interface comprises rich snippets and cards, and a knowledge graph for detailed results. Despite reports of declining search results quality in recent years, Google continues to combat spam and improve its core algorithms. The platform also offers an array of tools for searching web pages, images, news, and videos. Google Search is widely used worldwide and has spawned an industry of search engine optimization consultants.
2. chatbot. A chatbot is a computer program designed to simulate human conversation. They were initially simple, with early examples like ELIZA and PARRY, but have evolved significantly with advances in technology. Modern chatbots, such as A.L.I.C.E., Jabberwacky, and D.U.D.E, use sophisticated language models like GPT-4 and Gemini. They're prevalent in customer service, used by businesses across industries to streamline operations and improve customer engagement. They're also employed in diverse sectors like healthcare and banking, and can pose challenges like privacy concerns and job displacement. Despite their limitations, such as handling complex conversations, the impact and potential of chatbots in automating tasks is widely recognized.
Gemini (chatbot) (Wikipedia)

Gemini, formerly known as Bard, is a generative artificial intelligence chatbot developed by Google. Based on the large language model (LLM) of the same name and developed as a direct response to the meteoric rise of OpenAI's ChatGPT, it was launched in a limited capacity in March 2023 before expanding to other countries in May. It was previously based on PaLM, and initially the LaMDA family of large language models.

Developer(s)Google AI
Initial releaseMarch 21, 2023; 12 months ago (2023-03-21)
Stable release
March 4, 2024; 37 days ago (2024-03-04)
Operating system
Available in46 languages
239 countries
LicenseProprietary Edit this on Wikidata

LaMDA had been developed and announced in 2021, but it was not released to the public out of an abundance of caution. OpenAI's launch of ChatGPT in November 2022 and its subsequent popularity caught Google executives off-guard and sent them into a panic, prompting a sweeping response in the ensuing months. After mobilizing its workforce, the company launched Bard in February 2023, which took center stage during the 2023 Google I/O keynote in May and was upgraded to the Gemini LLM in December. Bard and Duet AI were unified under the Gemini brand in February 2024, coinciding with the launch of an Android app.

Gemini has received lukewarm responses. It became the center of controversy in February 2024, when social media users and conservative commentators reported that it was generating historically inaccurate images of historical figures as people of color.

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