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The Future Of Fact-checking Arrives With xAI’s Grok 1.5 Competing With AI Giants!

By TD NewsDesk

TD NewsDesk

Updated on Mon, Apr 1, 2024

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Ah, this world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) where every day seems to bring a fresh wave of news underscoring the rapid pace of innovation and discovery.

For instance, remember how DeepMind recently launched Superhuman AI? Well, the wait is over as DeepMind, under the visionary leadership of Elon Musk's xAI, has officially unveiled Grok-1.5, marking a significant leap forward in the realm of AI.

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What Is Grok 1.5?

  • Grok-1.5 marks a significant leap forward from its predecessor, Grok-1, which was introduced just last November. Grok-1 was allegedly modeled after The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

  • Surprisingly, it could generate answers regardless of background and political views. As per xAI it stood on the benchmarks such as GSM8K, HumanEval and MMLU and outperformed Llama-2-70B and GPT-3.5.

  • Now, Grok-1.5 is touted as a 'Superhuman' AI. This latest iteration, set for release next week, promises to redefine the landscape of large language models (LLMs) with its enhanced reasoning and problem-solving capabilities.

  • It showcases remarkable improvements across various benchmarks, positioning itself closer to established LLMs like OpenAI's GPT-4 and Anthropic's Claude 3.

  • According to xAI’s blog post, “In our tests, Grok-1.5 achieved a 50.6% score on the MATH benchmark and a 90% score on the GSM8K benchmark, two math benchmarks covering a wide range of grade school to high school competition problems. Additionally, it scored 74.1% on the HumanEval benchmark, which evaluates code generation and problem-solving abilities.”

  • With a context window of up to 128,000 tokens, Grok-1.5 demonstrates unparalleled prowess in processing extensive information, making it an ideal tool for analyzing, summarizing and extracting insights from lengthy documents.

  • However, it remains behind Gemini 1.5 Pro’s context window of up to 1 million tokens.

  • Elon Musk, the visionary behind xAI, envisions Grok-1.5 as the driving force behind the company's ChatGPT-challenging chatbot on the X platform. 

  • While the anticipation for Grok-2, the successor of the new model, is palpable, Musk remains tight-lipped about its specifics, promising it to "exceed current AI on all metrics."


How Is Grok 1.5 Different?

  • Grok-1.5's capabilities extend beyond traditional language understanding tasks, showcasing its prowess in mathematics and coding-related challenges.

  • Its performance surpasses its predecessor and rivals, closing in on the capabilities of renowned models like Gemini 1.5 Pro, GPT-4 and Claude 3.

  • Brian Roemmele, a tech consultant, anticipates that Grok 1.5 “will be one of the most powerful LLM AI platforms when it is released. It will surpass OpenAI on just about every metric.

  • This projection underscores the significance of xAI's advancements in pushing the boundaries of AI capabilities.

  • As Grok-1.5 gears up for deployment, xAI plans to roll out the model gradually, starting with early testers and existing users of the Grok chatbot on the X platform.

  • The phased approach will allow the company to refine the model further and introduce new features, ensuring a seamless user experience.

Musk's strategic moves to drive adoption for Grok and the X platform include offering the chatbot initially as part of a premium subscription. However, recent updates indicate a more inclusive approach, with Grok being made accessible to a broader audience, including verified subscribers with a certain follower count, reinforcing the democratization of AI technology.

Do you think with Grok-1.5 poised to revolutionize fact-checking and information processing, the future of AI appears more promising than ever?

Feel free to drop your thoughts in the comments section below.

First published on Mon, Apr 1, 2024

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