Elon Musk’s Artificial Intelligence Project Just Got a Free Supercomputer

An Elon Musk-backed artificial intelligence research group just got a brand new toy from chip maker Nvidia. Nvidia nvda said on Monday that it had donated one of its new supercomputers to the OpenAI non-profit artificial intelligence research project. OpenAI debuted in December with financial backing from Tesla and SpaceX CEO Musk along with money from other high-profile technology luminaries like LinkedIn lnkd co-founder Reid Hoffman and PayPal pypl co-founder Peter Thiel. OpenAI’s goal is partly to create a non-profit outside the corporate sector that could research artificial intelligence technologies without a financial incentive. The concern is that many companies like Google and Facebook that are researching artificial intelligence technologies would horde talent and only work on projects beneficial to their financial interests. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang personally delivered the…


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