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April 17, 2023

Elon Musk talks to investors about AI startup

Elon Musk, the well-known CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is reportedly in talks with investors about backing a startup focused on artificial intelligence (AI). According to anonymous sources, Musk has approached several investors to discuss how they can help fund the AI startup. It is not yet known which specific startup is involved or what its exact plans are.

Musk has repeatedly warned in the past about the dangers of AI and the need for regulation and safety protocols. In 2015, he founded OpenAI, a nonprofit that aims to promote the development of AI in a safe way. However, in 2019, Musk stepped down from OpenAI’s board of directors because of his concerns about the company’s direction.

Despite his concerns about the risks of AI, Musk has also invested in AI startups. His investments include Vicarious, a startup focused on creating AI capable of thinking like a human, and DeepMind, a British AI startup later acquired by Google.

It is not yet known if the AI startup Musk is now interested in is related to OpenAI or if it is an entirely new venture. It is clear, however, that Musk has not diminished his commitment to AI. It seems he wants to use his experience and resources to further the development of AI in a responsible and safe manner.

Investors might be interested in backing an AI startup led by Musk, given his reputation and expertise in the technology sector. However, it is also possible that some investors are reluctant because of Musk’s concerns about the risks of AI. Musk himself has not yet commented on the rumor.

In any case, the development of AI is expected to continue in the coming years and will have the potential to transform a wide range of industries and sectors. Musk’s involvement in a new AI startup will likely bring more attention and interest to this area, and hopefully contribute to the development of responsible and safe AI technology.

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