Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman and others commit B to stop AI from taking over the world

While flying cars and (real) hoverboards may not be coming any time soon, there’s a lot of effort and money pooled behind the development of a robust artificial intelligence. That pool just got a lot bigger thanks to a newly formed non-profit backed Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and other tech luminaries. OpenAI is a non-profit foundation tasked with expanding research and practical application of AI tech. As the introductory blog post notes, AI has been used to solve some very specific problem, like how to win a chess match, but those advancements haven’t led to widespread advancements in AI. But OpenAI isn’t just meant to create a computer mind that takes over human tasks. Instead, the express goal of OpenAI is to create an AI “in the way that is most…


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