IBL News | New York
Question-and-answer website Quora launched this month its own AI chatbot called Poe (“Platform for Open Exploration”), following the explosion of text-generating AI systems like ChatGPT that are taking the Internet by storm at the end of this year.
Poe is invite-only and currently only available on iOS. It lets people ask questions, get instant answers, and have a back-and-forth dialogue. The Poe chat can talk about anything from writing, cooking, or solving problems.
Quora disclosed that Poe is “designed to interact with a number of different AI agents,” according to TechCrunch. ChatGPT and Google’s LaMDA can be two of them.
“We have learned a lot about building consumer internet products over the last 12 years building and operating Quora, and we believe much of what we’ve learned can be applied to this new domain where people are interfacing with large language models,” said a spokesman of Quora.
Quora seems to be training now its chatbot on its platform’s vast collection of crowdsourced questions and answers while getting feedback from beta testers and working out scalability.