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Rewind AI: What is it?

A chatbot that has access to everything you've done
Last Updated on April 7, 2023
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Every day new AI tools hit the market. An application that has gained loads of popularity recently is Rewind AI. So, what is it and how does it work?

What is Rewind AI?

Rewind is your own personal AI time-traveller. Powered by OpenAI’s GPT-4 model, you are able to ask this AI anything that you have seen, said, or heard. The AI bot is able to pull up any facts and information about what you’ve done in the past, similar to a personal search engine.

For example, you can ask Rewind, what did I do last week? And, the AI bot will respond with a summary of last week’s highlights. Bring up facts such as what meetings you attended, emails you’ve sent and websites you’ve accessed.

At the moment, Ask Rewind is in its preview stage and is only available via the waitlist. According to the creators, you can try Rewind for free where you will have access to 50 Total Rewinds. There are also subscription plans priced at $10 and $30 per month, offering more Rewind credits and customer service support.

Rewind AI: How does it work?

Rewind is able to access everything you’ve seen, said or heard by accessing all your recordings on your local Mac. If you are worried about privacy, according to the creators, all your information is saved privately on your Mac and never leaves your computer.

Here’s a step-by-step summary of how Rewind works:

  1. When you ask Rewind a question, only the most relevant information gets sent over to GPT-4 to create a response.
  2. GPT-4 processes all this information and generates an answer which is sent back to Rewind
  3. Rewind takes in this response and adds links to your local recorded data so you can view them as sources.

Final Thoughts

Rewind AI is a fascinating use of OpenAI’s multimodal model, GPT-4. The idea of a personal search engine is definitely an exciting one but also slightly terrifying. With mounting concerns over AI data privacy, it will be interesting to see how others react to Rewind AI.

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Funmi joined PC Guide in November 2022, and was a driving force for the site's ChatGPT coverage. She has a wide knowledge of AI apps, gaming and consumer technology.