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Link: Google promised a better search experience — now it’s telling us to put glue on our pizza

These companies claim that they can’t predict what this AI will spit out, so really, it’s out of their control. But for users, that’s a problem. Last year, Google said that AI was the future of search. What’s the point, though, if the search seems dumber than before? AI optimists argue that we should embrace the hype because of the rapid progress made so far, trusting that it will continue to improve. I really do believe that this technology will continue to get better, but focusing on an idealized future where these technologies are flawless ignores the significant issues they currently face — and allows companies to continue delivering subpar products. For now, our search experiences are marred by decade-old Reddit posts in the pursuit of incorporating AI into everything. Many idealists believe we are on the brink of something great and that these issues are simply the growing pains of a nascent technology.  #


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