Elon Musk, Sam Altman Launch ‘OpenAI’ Nonprofit

A bunch of big names in tech are banding together to work on artificial intelligence research. For artificial intelligence to really grow toward a meaningful future, research into the topic must be unshackled from profit generation. At least, that seems to be the premise behind the recently announced OpenAI non-profit research company that has some pretty big tech heavyweights participating: Elon Musk and Sam Altman as co-chairs, Ilya Sutskever as OpenAI’s research director, and various backers like Reid Hoffman, Jessica Livingston, Peter Thiel, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Infosys, and YC Research. “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…


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