DuckAssist provides AI-generated summaries of information on Wikipedia. | Image: DuckDuckGo
DuckDuckGo has become the latest search engine to incorporate artificial intelligence. The company has announced a new tool, called DuckAssist, that automatically pulls and summarizes information from Wikipedia in response to certain questions.
DuckAssist’s beta is live on the search engine right now — but only through DuckDuckGo’s mobile apps and browser extensions. Gabriel Weinberg, the founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, says the company will add it to the web-based search engine if the trial “goes well.”
Hit the blue “ask” button if you want an answer from DuckAssist.
When you enter a question that DuckAssist can help with, you’ll see a box that says “I can check to see if Wikipedia has…