As Microsoft continues to improve new bing publicly, Google is still secretive about the development of forageWhich is being tested internally. Revealed last month, the company pitches it as a way to inject AI-powered features into search. Subsequently, the company explained to its workforce that “Bard is not discovery” and shared vague answers regarding project priorities and use cases. According to a report, this created confusion among the people engaged in the work.

Description was shared by cnbc, In which audio recording of the meeting has been found. Employees involved in the project were reportedly confused by “inconsistent answers from executives” as the company tried to move away from its initial strategy for Bard, which was described as somewhat different from Discovery.

Jack Krawczyk, product lead at Bard, answered this in a question raised in the company’s internal forum.

“Bard and chatgpt By and large are language models, not knowledge models,” read the written question. “While they are great at generating human-sounding text, they are not good at ensuring that their text is fact-based. Why do we think the first big application should be Search, which at its heart is about finding true information?

“I just want to be very clear: Bard is not discovery,” Krawczyk said. “It’s an experiment that’s a collaborative AI service that we talked about. The magic that we’re finding in using the product is it really being a sparkplug for imagination, helping you explore your curiosity, etc.” for this as the creative partner.

Despite this, Krawczyk said the company “can’t prevent users from using it like search” and still caters to such people for using it for that purpose. Discussing the matter, Krawczyk shared that the company created an internal feature called “Find This” and “View Other Drafts” to steer users away from search-like results.

“We’re going to try to improve the queries linked there, as well as relay our trust to users,” Krawczyk said. “But as for whether you want to get into more discovery-oriented journeys, we already have a product for that – it’s called Discovery.”

Meanwhile, when asked about Bard’s use cases, CEO Sundar Pichai responded without properly addressing the matter.

“It’s important to acknowledge that this is experimental,” Pichai said. “It’s important to also acknowledge the limitations of these products.”

This confusion and lack of details about Bard is, however, expected to clear up at Google IO, which still doesn’t have a specific date.

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