Elon Musk has been outspoken about the future of Artificial Intelligence and where it could be headed, and now the Tesla CEO has donated $10 million to AI research.
The $10 million donation from Elon Musk is being used to keep AI beneficial, the has donated the funds to the Future of Life Institute, the money will be used to keep ‘AI Beneficial to humanity’.
There is now a broad consensus that AI research is progressing steadily, and that its impact on society is likely to increase. A long list of leading AI-researchers have signed an open letter calling for research aimed at ensuring that AI systems are robust and beneficial, doing what we want them to do. Musk’s donation aims to support precisely this type of research: “Here are all these leading AI researchers saying that AI safety is important”, says Elon Musk. “I agree with them, so I’m today committing $10M to support research aimed at keeping AI beneficial for humanity.”
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Source Future of Life, Ubergizmo