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Google has thrown open its experimental artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for public testing. Earlier this year, the company launched the AI Test Kitchen, an Android app that lets users talk to one of its most advanced AI chatbots, LaMDA 2 (Language Model for Dialogue Applications).
Users will now be able to experience and give feedback on Google’s emerging technologies. Announcing the same in a Twitter post, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, said that the company is gradually rolling out access to small groups of users in the US.
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“We’ve added multiple layers of protection to the AI Test Kitchen. This work has minimized the risk, but not eliminated it. In addition to these safety filters, we made improvements to LaMDA around quality, safety, and groundedness — each of which is carefully measured”, says Google.
One of the first three demos, Google AI Test Kitchen
Registrations are open for early access, with AI Test Kitchen serving rotating demos centered around cutting-edge AI technologies. It says that these aren’t finished products, but are intended to give a taste of the big tech’s innovations, as it offers them an opportunity to study their use.
Google had earlier warned that early previews of its LaMDA model “may display inaccurate or inappropriate content”.
Besides Google, Meta had also unveiled its AI conversational chatbot, seeking feedback from the public. Recently, Meta’s chatbot named BlenderBot 3 courted controversy when it said Mark Zuckerberg is “creepy and manipulative” and “Donald Trump will always be the US President”.