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Elon Musk is trying to build an artificial intelligence program on Twitter


Wednesday, April 12, 2023 09:00 PM

“Twitter” is looking for a leader Elon Musk A network project in the field of artificial intelligence, according to an article published by the “Insider” website, after the billionaire was one of the signatories last month, said the Emirati report to temporarily stop research on this advanced technology.

“Insider” cited unnamed sources as saying that Musk recently bought about ten thousand graphics processors and that Twitter’s project for artificial intelligence includes a language tool.

These data-driven tools can respond to all kinds of text and user queries with programs like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Cool.

“Insider” pointed out that Musk, who has fired thousands of Twitter employees since buying the site in October, has replaced them with artificial intelligence experts.

Among them, for example, Igor Babushkin and Manuel Gross, who worked in the “Deep Mind” laboratory for artificial intelligence within the “Alphabet” group, the owner of “Google”.

And the special website “The Information” reported about this at the end of last February Chairman of “Tesla”, “SpaceX” and “Twitter”. He is trying to rally against Open AI, which has made a big difference with the success of its ChatGBT chatbot.

Agence France-Presse has so far received no response from Igor Babushkin and the Twitter media department to inquiries about this information.

Tech giants from Microsoft to Snapchat, as well as many startups, are investing in generative AI.

However, the adoption of this technology and its rapid progress simultaneously raise many concerns, especially as Sam Altman, head of “Open AI” spoke about the next phase of so-called “general” artificial intelligence. Generally “smarter than human” programs. .

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At the end of March, hundreds of academics, company leaders and figures, including Musk and Imad Mastaq, head of Stability AI, a competitor to OpenAI, signed a petition calling for a six-month halt to high-powered research. Artificial Intelligence techniques than ChatGP T4 released by OpenAI.

They expressed their fears about “the great dangers this technology could pose to humanity” and “is it intended to create non-human souls that will eventually surpass us in numbers and intelligence and replace us?”

Musk co-founded Open AI in 2015, before leaving the company in 2018, and since 2019 Microsoft has been a major funder of the California-based startup.