Tech Executives give billion for Altruistic OpenAI Project

Several top tech executives and experts have announced that are to donate $1 billion for OpenAI, a non-profit venture whose sole aim is to develop artificial intelligence (AI) that will be of benefit to the human race. OpenAI is a non-profit Artificial Intelligence research company. Its stated goal is to help advance ‘digital intelligence’ in the ways most likely to benefit humanity as a species, “unconstrained by a need to generate financial return.” Prominent backers of the new scheme include Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, Amazon, Infosys, and moat prominently, SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said that the $1 billion pledge would help address a “lack of fundamental progress in the field” of AI.” Member of the OpenAI team “We’re hoping to grow OpenAI into…


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