In a major leap forward in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), Google has introduced its latest AI model named “Gemini,” which boasts advanced reasoning capabilities aimed at enhancing problem-solving skills and fostering more thoughtful responses to challenging queries
Unlike its cautious approach to the Bard AI chatbot earlier this year, Google is making bold claims about Gemini, positioning it as its “most capable” model yet.
Gemini underwent rigorous testing across 57 subject areas, encompassing mathematics, humanities, and various other domains to assess its problem-solving and knowledge capacities.
Gemini’s distinguishing feature lies in its ability to both recognize and generate text, images, and audio.
Google envisions integrating Gemini into its existing tools, including search and Bard, positioning it as a foundational model rather than a standalone product.
According to Chirag Dekate from analysts Gartner, Gemini has set a “new standard” by showcasing its capacity to learn from diverse sources beyond text, such as images.
This characteristic opens the door to potential innovations that could transform generative AI.
Google’s claims include Gemini’s superiority over OpenAI’s platform GPT-4, outperforming it on 30 out of 32 widely-used academic benchmarks.
However, OpenAI is set to release a more powerful version of its software next year, promising substantial advancements.
While Google has faced challenges in gaining the same attention as OpenAI’s ChatGPT, the release of Gemini signifies its commitment to staying at the forefront of AI development.
Competitors like Elon Musk’s xAI and Chinese firm Baidu further intensify the race to advance AI capabilities.