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Elon Musk says he wants to invent AI that ‘is unlikely to annihilate humans’

By Faiz Siddiqui

18 Apr 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

In an interview with Fox News, Elon Musk announced his plans to launch TruthGPT which he calls "a maximum truth-seeking AI that tries to understand the nature of the universe". The Post reports.

SAN FRANCISCO - Wary of the dangers of artificial intelligence, Elon Musk said he is launching his own generative AI product that will seek to rein in the excesses of new types of chatbots.

The Tesla and Twitter CEO, who was an early donor to chatbot ChatGPT creator OpenAI, expressed deep concern over the direction of the field in a Fox News interview on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," which caters to a conservative audience. Musk said large-language models were being trained to be "politically correct," or untruthful, though the interview didn't include detailed examples of what he was claiming.

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