Elon Musk-backed OpenAI Project will get first ‘deep learning supercomputer in a box’

The Nvidia DGX-1. Image: Nvidia OpenAI, the nonprofit artificial intelligence (AI) research company that is backed by Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and others, will officially become the first customer of Nvidia’s DGX-1, the “world’s first deep learning supercomputer in a box.” The $129,000 system could help the company accelerate its research. Generally, OpenAI works on breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, specifically around open source AI that could benefit humanity. Recently, though, OpenAI posted about four special projects it is working on and called for experts to submit applications. Those projects are as follows: Detect if someone is using a covert breakthrough AI system in the world. Build an agent to win online programming competitions. Cyber-security defense. Create a complex simulation with many long-lived agents. With those projects in mind, one can…


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