Billion invested by Elon Musk and Others towards Artificial Intelligence Research

Announced this Friday, Open AI Inc has been formed by Elon Musk, of Tesla Motors, and others in order to support the advancement of Artificial Intelligence.  The Founders appear to have altruistic motives in creating A.I. to help humanity. They also want to keep Open A.I as a not-for-profit company, possibly to avoid contaminating the progress of an ethical AI system.  The plan might be to develop better AI for driver-less cars, but the company plans to use it for other things too. Here is a description from Open AI: “OpenAI is a non-profit artificial intelligence research company. Our goal is to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return. Since our research is…


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