China is no stranger to artificial intelligence (AI)with Alibaba preparing to present its response to ChatGPT’s ChatGPT of OpenAI.
Alibaba has invited users to test its tool for. artificial intelligence in view of the upcoming event where it will be officially presented.
“Tongyi Qianwen” is the name of the artificial intelligence from Alibaba Holding Group Ltd, which can already be used by corporate customers who received a code to access it.
Its name is inspired by the Chinese philosopher. Mencius, being a sort of translation of the saying “Truth from a thousand questions”.
This artificial intelligence appears to be limited to interacting in Chinese, as reported by Bloomberg.
Alibaba will have to overcome a bad precedent
Baidu, considered the “Chinese Google“, did not get off to a good start with the artificial intelligence.
Ernie Bot, Baidu’s response to ChatGPTwas presented in March.
The competitor to the product of OpenAI disappointed after a one-hour presentation.
“It seems like the presentation was more of a scripted monologue. It was not the interactive session people were expecting. There was also no approximate release date,” said Kai Wang, an analyst at Morningstar.
The stumble caused Baidu lose $3 billion in stock market valuation.