Elon Musk's chat AI 'Grok' is finally open source, with some pointing out that it is much better than other open source models

xAI, an AI company founded by Elon Musk, has open sourced the model data for

Grok , a chat AI that likes slightly toxic responses. What is published is the raw data before it has been optimized for a specific use, allowing users to optimize the model as needed.

Open Release of Grok-1

Elon Musk to Open Source Grok Chatbot in Latest AI War Escalation - The New York Times

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Grok is an AI model designed to give 'slightly witty and sassy responses', a nod to the science fiction novel ' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.' It has been stated that training may be performed using data from the SNS 'X (formerly Twitter)' owned by Mr. Mask, and paid members of X were able to use Grok ahead of time.

Regarding Grok, Mr. Mask said on March 11, 2024, ``This week, we will open source it.''

Elon Musk announces that generative AI 'Grok' to compete with ChatGPT will soon be open sourced - GIGAZINE

As announced, Grok was made open source on March 17th. Grok is open sourced under the Apache License 2.0, which means it can be used commercially, modified, and distributed, but cannot be trademarked. In addition, you must provide the original license and copyright notices and note any changes you made.

GitHub - xai-org/grok-1: Grok open release

There are indications that the Grok is more powerful than competing models. Grok has 314 billion 'parameters' which are said to have higher performance the more they have, which is far ahead of open source competitors such as Meta's Llama 2 (70 billion) and Mistral 8x7B (46.7 billion). is.

On the other hand, OpenAI's GPT-4, which is leading the AI race, is said to have over 1 trillion parameters, but it has not been officially released and is not open source. Initially, OpenAI was developing towards the goal of ``making AI an open entity'' as the company name suggests, but later they decided that they needed to take responsibility for the risks of AI and changed their datasets, training methods, etc. It is not made public .

In response to the policy change that overturned his philosophy, Mr. Musk, who made an initial investment in OpenAI, said, ``OpenAI transitioned from a non-profit company to a for-profit company, and became like a subsidiary after receiving a large investment from Microsoft.'' 'Important technologies like AI should not be controlled solely by tech giants like Google and Microsoft.' We filed a lawsuit to reinstate OpenAI, which despite its name has become a closed company.

Elon Musk sues ChatGPT developer OpenAI, claiming it is a ``de facto subsidiary of Microsoft'' - GIGAZINE

Mr. Musk responded to OpenAI, who left a comment on Grok's open source declaration, with a sarcastic comment: ``Please tell me more about the ``open'' part of OpenAI.''

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