Elon Musk hopes OpenAI – a lab dedicated to open-source research – will provide the next great breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Tech writer Cade Metz offers a succinct overview of OpenAI’s development, explores the potential risks associated with open-sourcing AI research and explains the possible rewards that a company devoted to pushing back against proprietary control of AI research might bring to the world as a whole. getAbstract recommends this article to everyone interested in the future of AI research.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Sam Altman and Elon Musk created the nonprofit open-source research lab OpenAI,
- What OpenAI aims to accomplish, and
- What risks and rewards might result from open-sourcing AI research.
About the Author
Cade Metz is a Wired senior staff writer focusing on technology and innovation.