Elon Musk launches US billion AI company to “benefit humanity” and avoid robot wars

Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk has already got a lot on his plate, but that hasn’t stopped the ambitious tech entrepreneur from starting up yet another new venture: OpenAI, a not-for-profit research company dedicated to advancing the science and ethics of artificial intelligence (AI). “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,” the OpenAI team wrote in a post announcing the US$1 billion initiative. “Since our research is free from financial obligations, we can better focus on a positive human impact. We believe AI should be an extension of individual human wills and, in the spirit of liberty, as broadly and evenly distributed as possible.” The company, for which…


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