Elon Musk and Tech Heavies Invest Billion to Save the World From AI

SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and partners will invest $1 billion to stop artificial intelligence from ruining the world. On Friday, the technology titans unveiled nonprofit organization called OpenAI that will research novel artificial intelligence systems and share its findings. According to Bloomberg, the financial backers of the initiative include Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir Technologies Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc.; Reid Hoffman, as well as companies such as Infosys and Amazon Web Services. According to CNET, OpenAI said in a statement that it is hard to estimate how much human-level artificial intelligence could benefit humanity, and it is equally hard to fathom how much it could damage society if created or implemented incorrectly. Elon Musk had previously stated that AI could be the biggest existential threat there…


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