What’s New with the Microsoft Bing AI? Know Here

Yogesh Pant
May 22, 2023

Over a year ago, I read a post about how Google Search users were becoming more frustrated as automated summaries, sponsored material, and S.E.O.- tailored garbage began to drown out the types of beneficial Web site results that Searching was designed to yield. In contrast to helping us to locate the information we were looking for (in my case, the illusive ideal toaster at the moment), Google's search has kept up its dominance partly due to habit and also because no other service has yet to provide a strong alternative.

On February 7th, Microsoft started testing a chatbot version of their Bing search engine that uses G.P.T. -4, the most recent version of OpenAI's ChatGPT big language model. The new Bing can provide its own answers to each question rather than sending consumers to other websites. With good reason, Google views the tool as posing an existential danger to its primary business. The Times reported at the end of the previous year that the company had issued a "code red." We are in a post-search experience, said Liz Danzico, Microsoft's vice president of design, who worked on creating the Bing A.I. interface.

I just got the opportunity to test-drive Bing AI., which is simply ChatGPT connected to Microsoft's search directory. Using it is like conversing with a powerful librarian whose domain spans the whole internet. The traditional search process is nearly automatic for modern Internet users:

  • Type relevant terms into Google.
  • Click Enter.
  • Sort through the list of links that appear on the results page.

To discover the information you are searching for, click through. If you still can't locate anything, go back to the Google Search page and change your term suggestions. With Bing A.I., websites serve as the source of information rather than the final destination, and user and bot collaboration is used to create results, according to Danzico. Bing A.I. sorts through the flood of web information for you by aggregating the aggregators and recapping the recappers. When I asked it to compile a list of more suggestions, it collected ones from publications like the Kitchn, Forbes, and Spruce Eats. When I asked which toaster Wirecutter was suggested, it responded with the Cuisinart CPT-122 2-Slice Compact Plastic Toaster. Without ever leaving the Bing A.I. website, it took me just a few seconds to get a quick summary of reliable gadgets. But, the chatbot needed help to provide me with accurate purchasing advice. It said, "I am not a person, so I can't decide for you."

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A Bing A.I. user has greater control than a Google Search user in several areas. Speaking to the chatbot requires "learning not to speak the search of twenty years ago," according to Sarah Mody, a senior product marketing manager at Microsoft. By asking the computer follow-up questions, you may restrict or refine the results of your query and avoid using isolated keywords. For example, if you ask for an itinerary for a trip to Iceland and then follow it up with, "What time does the sun set there?" the bot will know which "there" you are referring to. Yet, in other respects, the Bing user is more constrained and passive, encouraged to defer to the computer's judgment of whether the information is valuable rather than doing independent searches.

It serves as your bank, confidante, travel companion, and advisor, according to Danzico. This one-stop shopping goal is reflected in the conversation mode interface, which consists of a single chat bubble on top of a soft color gradient. Using Bing A.I. is something like a series of text-message dialogues to solve a problem. It even ends responses with a blushing, smiling emoji, saying, "I am always glad to communicate with you." after I ask it a question. There is a "new topic" button to the left of the chat box, which depicts a broom sweeping up dust. It may be clicked to restart the current chat session. Danzico informed me that the A.I. itself assisted in the development of the module.

DALL-E – System Generates Images

With its Bing search engine, Microsoft has introduced a new function that enables users to create graphics using generative A.I. An upgraded version of OpenAI's DALL-E, an A.I. system that generates hyper-realistic pictures and art from English descriptions, powers the new application, Bing Image Maker. All users of the new Bing preview have access to this functionality, which can be used to convert text into images at bing.com/create. In Bing Talk, users may describe the type of picture they wish to make and, if required, give more detail. The potential uses for Bing's new function are almost endless, and using it is relatively easy. "With DALL-E, the uses of Bing's new function are practically unlimited, and it's quite simple to use," claims tech.co. The new function is initially available only in the platform's Creative mode, although it is also usable by those without access to Bing Preview.

The DALL-E deep learning model from OpenAI may now be used to produce photos in Microsoft's new AI-enabled Bing. Users may enter a description of whatever they wish to see, and Bing will quickly provide a picture, according to bgr.com. The G.P.T. -4 technology from Open A.I. will be used by the new Bing, which will also be integrated with Microsoft's Edge browser. Cnet.com claims that Edge is now the "first and only browser with an integrated picture creator" due to the upgrade.

Last Words      

In conclusion, users may now create photos using generative A.I. thanks to Microsoft's new Bing Image Market Tool, which is powered by an upgraded version of OpenAI's DALL-E. Everyone utilizing the new Bing trial has access to the new feature, which was initially being launched in the platform's Creative mode. To guarantee that the A.I. picture generator is used responsibly, Microsoft is collaborating with OpenAI. The function is accessible in the Bing preview and is gradually being made available to users. It will initially only be accessible via Bing's Artistic Mode but will eventually be included in the Balanced and precise modes. The Edge sidebar will also have the new picture generator accessible, and Edge will get a new icon for the image generator there.

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