Artificial Intelligence Non-profit OpenAI Launches With Backing From Elon Musk And Sam Altman

Today, OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company was announced to the world. Its director is a research scientist at Google, Ilya Sutskever. This comes a day after Facebook open-sourced its AI hardware.Its reason for existing was explained in an introductory post: 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. Former Stripe CTO, Greg Brockman, is taking the same position for OpenAI. There are quite a few other interesting names involved, including Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Tesla/SpaceX’s Elon Musk acting as co-chairs: The group’s other founding members are world-class research engineers and scientists: Trevor Blackwell, Vicki Cheung, Andrej Karpathy, Durk Kingma, John Schulman, Pamela Vagata, and Wojciech Zaremba. Pieter…


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