Silicon Valley Investors Pledge Billion Towards Artificial Intelligence Research Center

Share Tweet Share Share Email Investors and technology companies in Silicon Valley have banded together to fund a new artificial intelligence research center with $1 billion long-term commitment, of which they only intend on spending a small fraction initially. The billion dollar research project, which is to be established as a San Francisco based nonprofit known as OpenAI, aims to develop AI technology that can benefit mankind. In their recent announcement, the nonprofit noted that its patents will be shared freely with the world and their researchers will be “strongly encouraged” to publish any work they produce, be it research papers, blog posts or code. In addition, the organization intends on “freely” collaborating with others to innovative new technologies. OpenAI’s investors include PayPal co-founders Elon Musk and Peter Thiel as…


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