The controversy will haunt Elon Musk for the rest of his days, but no one denies him good business sense. For something he is at the head of the richest men in the world. However, the South African acknowledges that you didn’t make a good decision leaving OpenAI, creator of Artificial Intelligence ChatGPT.
Musk punishes himself, calling himself “big idiot” for having done it.
Today, OpenAI is at the forefront of companies that work with Artificial Intelligence, thanks to the chatbot ChatGPT.
And while Musk is critical of the AI issue, You know that the future is there.
“I fully admit to being a huge jerk here. I am the reason OpenAI exists. Man, fate loves irony to the next level. It wouldn’t exist without me,” Musk said. in a recent interview with CNBC’s David Faber.
The influence of the South African in the birth of OpenAI, creator of ChatGPT
Musk partnered with Sam Altman, Ilya Sutskever and other investors to birth OpenAI in 2015. He brought $50 million to the table. He even suggested the name of OpenAI!!
However, a year later the South African He would leave due to differences with his teammates.
In 2019, Open AI became a for-profit company. From there to the total success it currently has, it was only a matter of time.
The billionaire did not have much faith in the company at that time either, especially since at the helm they had Google developing Deepmind.
“At first I thought, ‘Look, this is probably a wasted effort, how could OpenAI compete with Google’s Deepmind?’. This seemed like an ant against an elephant, not a competition”, considered the head of Tesla and SpaceX.
Elon Musk and his concerns regarding Artificial Intelligence
He also had a lot of problems with Larry Page, Google engineer and great innovator in Artificial Intelligence.
“I constantly urged him to be careful about the danger of Artificial Intelligence, and he really wasn’t worried about the danger. He was quite arrogant about it.” Musk stressed.
His great concern at present is the evolution of Artificial Intelligence, considering that Microsoft’s work as a promoter of OpenAI will be regrettable.
“I am concerned that Microsoft may have more control than the OpenAI leadership team realizes,” said Musk, a great rival of Bill Gates.