Elon Musk, Sam Altman Pledge Billion To New Non-Profit Artificial Intelligence Research Venture

Elon Musk is serious about keep AI from taking over the world. His new OpenAI research group isn’t even worried about making money.(Photo : OpenAI) Elon Musk last year stated that he wanted to keep an eye on artificial intelligence, but not from the standpoint of trying to make returns on an investment. About a year later, Musk and fellow entrepreneur Sam Altman, on Friday, launched a new non-profit organization to do just that. “We believe AI should be an extension of individual human wills and, in the spirit of liberty, as broadly and evenly distributed as is possible safely,” OpenAI says. Musk and Altman will be joined by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists Greg Brockman, Jessica Livingston, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, YC Research, Infosys and Amazon Web Services in pledging…


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