Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Google Researchers and others coming together to ensure AI benefits …

Today GOOG: 738.87 -10.59 Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Google Researchers and others coming together to ensure AI benefits humanity Fred Lambert – 57 mins ago @FredericLambert Google Corporate Comments (0) A group of influential technology entrepreneurs and investors introduced today a new non-profit artificial intelligence research company called ‘OpenAI’. Tesla CEO Elon Musk joins his former PayPal colleagues and venture capitalists Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel, along with several other tech investors, to pledge $1 billion toward the organisation with the goal to “advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole”. In a statement on its website, the organisation briefly explains its motivation: Since our research is free from financial obligations, we can better focus on a positive human impact. We believe AI should be…


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