Skynet Today Last Week in AI News #53

Last Week in AI News #53 Subscribe for future emails here! Mini Briefs The messy, secretive reality behind OpenAI’s bid to save the world This detailed profile of OpenAI offers a glimpse of the inner workings of the famous AI research startup. OpenAI’s achievements and recent PR struggles come from a tricky balance of 3 things: pursuing Artificial General Intelligence, a goal the AI research community considers ill-defined and far-fetched, obtaining enough funding to do increasingly larger experiments (more compute and data), and guarding research results which helps OpenAI maintain an edge but runs counter to its supposed openness:

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