Elon Musk Won’t Stop Till Robots Are Doing Our Housework

(Photo: Javier Pierini/Getty) Apparently billionaire tech philanthropist Elon Musk can’t quit churning out ideas and visions for the future—like artificially intelligent robots that could do our household chores for us. Musk is one of the sponsors of OpenAI, a company researching artificial intelligence. In a blog post published on OpenAI’s website, Musk and fellow company leads Sam Altman, Greg Brockton, and Ilya Sutskever said they are on a mission “to build safe AI” and to make sure that artificial intelligence is beneficial to as many people as possible.  The team said their first goal was to evaluate their progress in developing AI that could reinforce its own learning and evolve in ability over time. The second goal? “Build a household robot”: We’re working to enable a physical robot (off-the-shelf; not manufactured by OpenAI) to perform basic…


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