Research Company Develops a “Training Gym” for Artificial Intelligence

(Image courtesy of Thinkstock). Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Motors and Space X, has openly shared his belief that artificial intelligence could be the “biggest existential threat” to humanity if not developed carefully. He has advocated for artificial intelligence that benefits everyone and not only a small group of companies using it to crunch piles of data. His concerns were perhaps not entirely clear until he helped found OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research company that has promised to release its research to the public. Musk and other investors pledged $1 billion to the non-profit, which has hired several high-profile researchers in the field. Now, the non-profit has revealed its first toolkit, OpenAI Gym, for developing and comparing so-called reinforcement learning algorithms. These programs are unique in that they teach…


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