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Elon Musk is launching his own artificial intelligence (AI) company

Elon Musk Expands AI Empire with the Launch of xAI, Aiming to Redefine Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and owner of Twitter, has revealed the establishment of a new company called xAI. The company aims to develop a rival to OpenAI’s ChatGPT, an AI language model. With a team of twelve staff members, Musk is leading the endeavor to create an AI system that comprehends the true nature of the universe.

“The goal of xAI is to understand the true nature of the universe,” the website states, echoing language Musk has used before to describe his AI ambitions.”

Musk initially supported OpenAI but later criticized the company for implementing measures aimed at preventing biased or sexist responses from their AI chatbot. He expressed concerns about AI becoming too “woke” and highlighted the potential dangers associated with such an approach.

“The danger of training AI to be woke – in other words, lie – is deadly,” Musk tweeted in December, responding to a Twitter user who asked OpenAI’s CEO if it was possible to “turn off the woke settings” on ChatGPT.

In an interview with Tucker Carlson on Fox News, Musk dropped hints about his plans for another AI venture called TruthGPT, which would prioritize seeking maximum truth and understanding of the universe.

“We’re going to start something which I call TruthGPT,” he said, describing it as a “maximum truth-seeking AI” that “cares about understanding the universe.”

His announcement from Musk coincides with his ongoing warnings about the destructive potential of AI. Alongside other prominent tech leaders, he has advocated for a pause in the AI race to mitigate potential risks and protect the well-being of civilization. Although information regarding the exact mission of xAI is currently limited, the company is actively seeking to expand its staff. It is worth noting, however, that the initial team listed on the company’s website consists entirely of male members.

Musk’s decision to venture into the field of AI comes at a challenging time for his ownership of Twitter. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has introduced a competing app called Threads, which has gained significant popularity with over 100 million sign-ups within just one week. Additionally, Twitter has been facing declining usage and has received criticism from both users and advertisers due to staff reductions, controversial policy changes, and controversial statements made by Musk himself.

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