Bing’s Revenge + Google’s AI Faceplant

Hard Fork

10-02-2023 • 55 mins

Microsoft’s release of a ChatGPT-powered Bing signifies a new era in search. Then, a disastrous preview of Bard — Google’s answer to ChatGPT — caused the company’s stocks to slide 7 percent. The A.I. arms race is on.

Plus: What “Nothing, Forever,” the 24/7, A.I.-generated “Seinfeld” parody, says about bias in A.I.

On today’s episode:

  • Sam Altman is the chief executive of OpenAI.
  • Kevin Scott is the chief technology officer of Microsoft.

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