Inadequate Testing Caused Gemini To Fail: Sergey Brin, Co-founder Of Google

By Consultants Review Team Tuesday, 05 March 2024

Google was dragged into a contentious situation when a number of users worldwide accused its AI chatbot, Gemini (formerly Bard), of being racist and "too woke". Gemini began to refuse to produce pictures of white people and instead portrayed a number of historical personalities as people of color, despite the fact that they were white at first. Online discourse about Gemini quickly ensued as a result of this.

In response to the entire affair, Google co-founder and former president Sergey Brin has stated that the business did "mess up" picture production and that this was because there was little testing done.

Seldom seen in public, Brin gave a speech on Saturday at the AGI House in San Francisco. He came out of retirement to tell a group of people testing Gemini that the future of artificial intelligence is really promising.

Brin stated, "We definitely messed up on the image generation," and added that, in his opinion, the absence of testing is what caused the entire scenario to occur. "He said that many people were offended by it, and for good cause.

Google was founded in 1998 by Brin and Larry Page; however, in 2019, Brin resigned as president of Alphabet. He stepped down, but he still holds a sizable stake in the business and serves on the board. He's apparently returned to Google now to help the company become more visible in the fiercely competitive AI space. In conversations on Saturday, Brin made it clear that some of his answers were private and not on behalf of the corporation.

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