I Replaced Google with AI For a Week. Here’s What I Learned

March 15, 2024

— tobi lutke (@tobi) December 28, 2023It made me pause and think: Can you really replace Google with something else, like AI? That’s not to say Perplexity doesn’t hallucinate at all. I asked Perplexity, and it gave me a modern-day Dr. Oxley:The same search on Google gave me the right person immediately:Of course, this is because Google is collecting location data. With this data, Google knows where you are and can personalize their search results. AI doesn’t collect location data or know where you are (unless you tell it.)

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