Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Uh oh. OpenAI is going closed? "What is OpenAI? I don't know anymore. A non-profit that leveraged good will whilst silently giving out equity for years prepping a shift to for-profit that is now seeking to license closed tech through a third party by segmenting tech under a banner of pre/post 'AGI' technology?" This isn't just fear-mongering; it has just taken in a huge investment from Microsoft under the new plan. OpenAI itself has just stated, "we intend to license some of our pre-AGI technologies, with Microsoft becoming our preferred partner for commercializing them."

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Last Updated: Oct 24, 2020 11:41 p.m.