Elon Musk claims his new chatbot is the best in some areas. But his own data shows otherwise.
The short version
- Elon Musk has launched a new chatbot “Grok” through his startup Xai, despite backing a petition to temporarily halt development of language models.
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In March, the world’s richest man signed a critical petition. He, in collaboration with more than 1,000 other experts, called for the development of the largest language models to be postponed for half a year. It should give humanity sufficient time to put the regulatory rules into effect.
Obviously, the signature does not apply to his startup Xai. Over the past six months, the company has purchased thousands of advanced computers, hired expensive AI experts with experience from the best models, and trained an entirely new language model. Over the weekend, the chatbot “Grok” launched to the first paying X (formerly Twitter) users.
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