Elon Musk Says He Donated Rs 826 Crore To ChatGPT Maker OpenAI Before It Was About Profits:- Elon Musk has said that he donated Rs 826 crore to ChatGPT’s parent company OpenAI when it was a non-profit organization. The owner of Twitter was one of the founders of the company and left it in 2018.
Elon Musk says he donated USD 100 million to OpenAI. He also wondered whether it was legal for OpenAI to switch to a for-profit company. OpenAI recently introduced GPT-4, the successor to ChatGPT.
A few months ago, only a few people knew about OpenAI and its various artificial intelligence tools. However, the scenario changed completely with ChatGPT, the company’s groundbreaking offering to the tech world that took the internet by storm the moment it was released.
ChatGPT has been in existence since November 2022 and has ushered in a whole new era of AI chatbots. But did you know that Elon Musk was one of the founders of OpenAI when it was a non-profit company?
Elon Musk on donating USD 100 million to OpenAI
A tweet by Elon Musk caught our attention in which the owner of Twitter talked about donating $100 million (Rs 826 crore) to the company in the initial days.
Musk said in his tweet that he was confused about how OpenAI became a profitable company and if it was legal to do so.
He wrote, “I’m still confused how a non-profit I donated US$100 million to, somehow became a for-profit with a market cap of US$30 billion. If this is legal, Why doesn’t everyone do it?”
ChatGPT answers Musk’s question
To find the answer to Musk’s question, Alex Kehr, CEO of the mobile app Superlocal, asked ChatGPT to generate a response. And the response is quite impressive.
Kehr shared the reaction in the comments, writing that he gave Musk a good summary of ‘what went down’.
In its response, ChatGPT noted that OpenAI’s non-profit and for-profit entities are separate and that while the company’s non-profit subsidiary controls the direction of OpenAI’s research, its for-profit arm focuses on the development and commercialization of AI. is concentrated. technologies.
Musk reacts to GPT-4 launch
ChatGPT’s successor, GPT-4 was recently introduced by Open AI and the new chatbot is more powerful and nuanced than its predecessor.
“GPT-4 is more reliable, creative, and capable of handling much more micro-instructions than GPT-3,” the company noted in a blog post announcing the arrival of GPT-4.
The new chatbot has already been successful on a variety of exams including the GRE, LSAT, SAT, and more. Elon Musk also reacted to the news of GPT-4 passing various tests originally intended for humans.
Responding to a report on how GPT-4 is faring in various tests, Elon Musk wrote, “What is left for us humans to do? We better get on with Neuralink.”
Musk has often been critical of ChatGPT as well as its parent company OpenAI. The Tesla CEO had earlier slammed ChatGPT for being ‘too much’ and also said that the AI awakening could be ‘fatal’.
He also termed ChatGPT’s alleged bias towards conservatives as ‘worrying’. He also took a dig at Microsoft and said that the tech giant has made OpenAI ‘about profits’ while the company was not about it at all.
“Elon Musk says he donated Rs 826 crore to ChatGPT creator OpenAI before it became all about profits”
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