Elon Musk has made a daring challenge to OpenAI, the startup he co-founded in 2015. Musk, who recently paid $44 billion for Twitter, has expressed dissatisfaction with a collaboration between OpenAI and the microblogging service. Until recently, OpenAI paid Twitter $2 million per year for access to its data in order to improve ChatGPT, a popular artificial intelligence chatbot. Musk disabled OpenAI’s access to the data after finding that it was insufficient.
Musk has increased his investment in AI research since the verdict, but he has also expressed concern about the risks the technology may pose. He is said to be in talks with Jimmy Ba, a researcher and professor at the University of Toronto, about starting X.AI, a new artificial intelligence startup. Musk has openly investigated the possibility of creating an alternative to ChatGPT capable of producing politically sensitive content without limits, and he has hired some of Google’s DeepMind’s most notable AI specialists to work for Twitter.
The notion that his own initiatives can deliver safer and more reliable alternatives compared to those of rival companies is what drives Musk’s dedication to artificial intelligence (AI). Musk continues to be actively involved in creating the landscape of artificial intelligence, despite the fact that he has recently advocated for a temporary pause to the development of AI owing to the possible hazards it may pose to society.
Musk’s dissatisfaction with OpenAI stems from the fact that it has moved away from its roots as a nonprofit organization and has been involved in political and social concerns through the use of AI technologies. Hannah Wong, a spokesperson for OpenAI, claims that the organization maintains its status as a nonprofit organization despite the fact that it is now turning a profit for its investors. The profits that can be made by the organization are limited.
The technological world is extremely interested in Elon Musk’s most recent artificial intelligence endeavor, which goes by the name X.AI, because he has stated his intention to take matters into his own hands.