Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said in an interview published Friday that improving artificial intelligence is the “most important” innovation at the moment.
“This will change our world,” he continued. OpenAI’s applications of generative AI, like his ChatGPT, could improve office efficiency and create invoices and letters, Gates said in a podcast with his papers on business in German. said in a conversation. Handelsblatt.
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“Today they require too many calculations and are not always accurate. microsoft and Google, they are vying for leadership in this area. ”
Microsoft announced this week that it will be using ChatGPT AI technology as part of its Bing search engine. Google It also recently announced Bard, a ChatGPT competitor.
Gates co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and led the company for over 20 years before stepping down as CEO in 2000.
Gates says the optimizations AI can provide for reading and writing will have a “huge impact.” Gates continued that in healthcare and education, AI can clearly improve efficiency and improve outcomes in a meaningful way.
“The easiest way to understand it is that AI is very good at speech and visual recognition, but it was essentially unable to read. We couldn’t really handle the language, but new platforms like ChatGPT can train, improve, read and write through new knowledge.
Gates pointed to applications within word processing and office tasks as the best future applications for natural language platforms such as ChatGPT.
As an example, Gates pointed to virtual integration with Microsoft’s team collaboration software, where AI can track conversations and generate relevant information based on meetings.
“The progress over the next few years to improve these further will be significant,” Gates said.