AI Searches Soar, but Bitcoin’s Record Holds Strong

Blenda Rosen
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Data from Google Trends has revealed that exceptional surge in searches for “AI” (artificial intelligence) reaching an all time high. But despite this surge the record set by Bitcoin searches in 2017 remains untouched. Interestingly in China where Google and cryptocurrencies both are banned the interest in AI far surpasses that of Bitcoin.

Record Breaks in Searching for the Word “AI”

According to Google Trends data search interest in “AI” has recently reached a score of 89 globally and in the United States. While this is a noteworthy achievement, it falls short of the score of 100 recorded in December 2017 when Bitcoin’s price skyrocketed close to $20,000. Nonetheless, the surpassing of the search interest record for “AI” underscores the growing significance of artificial intelligence in the public consciousness.

AI, the Hottest Tech Trend

AI has emerged as one of the most popular tech trends second only to crypto and the metaverse . In a recent blog post executives of OpenAI emphasized that AI is not a passing fad but a transformative force to be reckoned with. They predict that within the next decade AI will outperform human experts in numerous fields and rival the productivity of today’s largest companies.

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AI vs. Bitcoin: The Popularity Contest

According to a report the absolute frenzy surrounding Bitcoin dwarves the hype surrounding AI. Analyzing search data from the United States, technologist Mark Schilsky from Alliance Bernstein shows that, despite reaching record breaking search volumes AI still lags far behind Bitcoin in terms of general popularity.

Chinese Chasing Artificial Intelligence!

The situation in China is quite fascinating since Google and cryptocurrencies are both banned there. Surprisingly according to Google Trends the Chinese have shown a much stronger interest in AI compared to Bitcoin since May 2013. This information gives us valuable insights into the preferences of Chinese internet users and highlights the incredible potential and the interest AI has in the Chinese market.

Global Perspectives on AI and Bitcoin

While the surge in AI searches is noteworthy it is essential to consider the global perspective. Bitcoin as a decentralized digital currency has captivated individuals ,investors and businesses al around the globe. Its unprecedented rise in 2017 shattered search records all around and made headlines globally. In contrast, despite rapid advancements and growing applications AI still has some ground to cover in terms of popularity.

The Future of AI and Bitcoin

As AI continues to evolve and infiltrate various industries it is expected to gain more traction among the general public. Meanwhile Bitcoin’s disruptive influence in the financial realm remains unparalleled. The ongoing search interest in both AI and Bitcoin signifies the enduring fascination and curiosity surrounding these transformative technologies.

In conclusion Google Trends data indicates that even though searches for artificial intelligence have reached an all time high but Bitcoin’s 2017 record remains unbroken. While AI is gaining momentum as a tech trend it still trails behind Bitcoin in terms of global search interest. Notably the Chinese population exhibits a significantly greater interest in AI compared to Bitcoin. As these technologies shape our future their impact on society, the economy and daily life will undoubtedly become even more pronounced.

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Blenda Rosen
By Blenda Rosen Financial Writer
Hi there! My name is Blenda, and I'm a Personal Finance and Markets Reporter at California/USA Today. I graduated from San Jose State University with degrees in Business Administration and International Business, and I'm a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California. My passion is creating personal finance content that resonates with my readers. I know from experience how daunting managing personal finances can be, and I aim to provide actionable advice that people can use to improve their financial situations. Whether it's budgeting, saving, investing, or retirement planning, I'm here to help my readers make informed decisions about their money. As a financial journalist, I'm always seeking to expand my knowledge and skills in the field. I'm particularly interested in areas like venture capital, startups, fintech, payment methods, and international banking. I believe that staying up-to-date on the latest developments in the industry is crucial to providing valuable insights to my readers.
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