If you’ve read anything about state-of-the-art AI chatbots like ChatGPT and Google Bard, you’ve probably come across the term large language models (LLMs). OpenAI’s GPT family of LLMs power ChatGPT, while Google uses LaMDA for its Bard chatbot. Under the hood, these are powerful machine learning models that can generate natural-sounding text. However, as is usually the case with new technologies, not all large language models are equal.
So in this article, let’s take a closer look at LaMDA — the large language model that powers Google’s Bard chatbot.