Google's AI keeps hallucinating. Does anyone care?

Google's AI keeps hallucinating. Does anyone care?
Google was once so cautious it refused to release generative AI technology that was at least two years ahead of ChatGPT. (Image: Bloomberg)
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By Parmy OlsonFor years, to “google” meant to tap the web’s prodigious data. Today, it means wading through ads, spam and, most recently, wildly inaccurate AI answers. The new AI Overview feature rolled out by Google over recent days has led to a flurry of errors that must have Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of parent company Alphabet, cringeing. When asked about cheese sliding off pizza, it recommended a user apply glue. It suggested to another that a python was a mammal.  Pichai has tinkered with...

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