Artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing at a rapid pace. This past year has shaped up to be a groundbreaking year for AI-powered tools and technologies. From chatbots to computer vision, AI has already begun to transform the way businesses, Churches, schools and people automate tasks, generating insights from data, and enabling new intelligent applications.
What are the top AI tools and how do they stack up against each other? Here is a comparison of those tools in 2023 with pros and cons identified.
One of the biggest AI breakthroughs in recent years has been ChatGPT, launched by OpenAI in late 2022. ChatGPT is a conversational AI that can understand natural language prompts and generate human-like responses on a wide range of topics.
- Extremely human-like conversational abilities
- Responds to follow-up questions and clarifications
- Trained on massive amounts of text data
- Customizable through examples and feedback
- Can sometimes respond inaccurately or nonsensically
- Lacks real world knowledge after 2021
- Prone to bias and problematic content generation
This is an AI writing tool designed to help generate blog posts, product descriptions, company bios, ad copy, and social media captions. Like Chat GPT it is designed to create human-like conversations.
- Natural human language processing with customizable personas.
- Omnichannel deployment
- Data privacy built into the platform.
- Easy automation and workflows
- Extra costs for added features.
- You need to make sure the content is accurate
Magai gives you access to the worlds most advance AI Chatbot models
- Does YouTube transcripts
- Custom personas
- Stay organize easily with Chat folders
- Easy access to your most powerful prompts
Microsoft Bing AI
Microsoft Bing is an integrated AI tool with the Bing search engine. This is available for Microsoft users.
- It's powered by GPT-4, an upgraded model of GPT
- Allows switching to different conversational modes
- Performs keyword-based search
More accurate as it connects to Bing Search Enging
- Speed could be improved
- Pricing: It is freely available to users with limited queries per session and per day.
Google Bard AI
Google Bard AI is powered by Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA). It's based on Google's own next-generation language and conversation model.
- It is a separately available search engine that allows text and voice-based prompts.
- Faster response time
- Suited for creative tasks and responses
- Plagiarized content and doesn't provide sources
- Comparatively higher chances of inaccurate results
A newer AI entrant, Claude is an AI assistant created by Anthropic. Claude aims to provide an AI assistant that is trustworthy.
- Conversational abilities similar to ChatGPT
- Commitment to safety - won't generate dangerous content
- High levels of truthfulness and admits mistakes
- Customizable persona and conversation style
- More limited responses than ChatGPT
- Limited knowledge about events after 2021
AI has made a lot of news over the past year, as it is still relatively new to the general public. Many people are just now really beginning to understand how to use it. These are six of the leading AI tools currently. If you have not tried one of these out yet, try them out and see what you can do with it. AI will continue to adapt and evolve, so keep trying it out and see how your Church or ministry can maximize its today.
What do you think? What are some other AI tools available today that you like? Share your ideas below or on social media.
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