Elon Musk leaves OpenAI board to avoid future conflict with Tesla
Elon Musk leaves OpenAI board to avoid future conflict with Tesla

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has quit the board of OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research company he co-founded. The aim of this company is to promote and develop friendly AI that benefits the humanity.

“Elon Musk will depart the OpenAI Board but will continue to donate and advise the organisation. Since Tesla is focusing more on AI, this will eliminate a potential future conflict for Elon,” the research group said in a blog post on Thursday, welcoming some new donors.

In 2014, Musk said AI was humanity’s biggest existential threat later adding that the United Nations needed to act to prevent a killer robot arms race.OpenAI has fast become a significant voice in the global machine learning community.Its research has been wide-ranging, including teaching computers to control robots with minimal instruction and the creation of AI agents to play popular video game Dota.

OpenAI recently contributed to the “Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence” report. This report warned thet AI was ripe for exploitation by rogue states, criminals and terrorists.

Threats from AI

  • Drones turned into missiles.
  • Fake videos manipulating public opinion.
  • Automated hacking.

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