OpenAI to speed up our quest for human-level artificial intelligence

Share Share Share Share After his controversial statement calling “artificial intelligence potentially more dangerous than nukes”, Musk announced the formation of OpenAI. Several big-name Silicon Valley figures have pledged $1 billion to support the non-profit firm that plans to focus on the “positive human impact” of artificial intelligence. Announcing formation of @open_ai … https://t.co/Fcouhwh6MC — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 11, 2015 Backers of the OpenAI research group include Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk, Y Combinator’s Sam Altman, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, and PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel. “It’s hard to fathom how much human-level AI could benefit society, and it’s equally hard to imagine how much it could damage society if built or used incorrectly,” read the inaugural message posted on the OpenAI website. “Our goal is to advance digital…


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