Top Tech Executives Pour Billion in Project to Make Artificial Intelligence Safer

On Friday, the heads of several tech firms came forward to support a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research lab, OpenAI. The industry leaders committed to fund the startup with $1 billion so that it may use digital intelligence to “benefit humanity as a whole.” The major contributors of the company include Tesla Motors Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX cofounder Elon Musk, Y Combinator president Sam Altman, LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, and senior executives from Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Infosys, and Facebook. Mr. Altman and Mr. Musk will co-chair the new company, as highlighted at the OpenAI website. Given how leading technology companies are increasing their use of AI in daily operations, it has now become imperative to figure out what impact it has on our societies. The research firm claims that…


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