OpenAI is offering 10 grants worth $100,000 each to democratize AI

OpenAI is offering 10 grants worth 0,000 each to democratize AI

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Microsoft-backed ChatGPT developer OpenAI has introduced 10 grants worth $100,000 each to build prototypes of a “democratic piloting process” of artificial general intelligence (AGI).

The company said its goal is to fund experimentation with methods to get nuanced feedback from everyone about how the AI ​​should behave.

“While these initial experiences are not (at least for now) intended to be binding on decisions, we hope they will explore issues relevant to decision-making and build new democratic tools that can more directly inform decisions in the future,” the company said in a statement. late Thursday.

The deadline to apply for an OpenAI grant is June 24. Grant recipients must implement a prototype, engaging at least 500 participants, and must publish a public report on their findings by October 20.

“The primary goal of this grant is to foster process innovation – we need improved democratic methods to govern AI behavior,” OpenAI wrote. “We believe that decisions about AI behavior should be shaped by diverse perspectives reflecting the public interest.”

AGI should benefit all of humanity and be designed to be as inclusive as possible, according to OpenAI.

According to recent reports, OpenAI, led by Sam Altman, has closed a $175 million investment fund focused on empowering other AI startups, with backing from Microsoft (NASDAQ:) and others. investors.

OpenAI has been investing in AI startups for some time now.

OpenAI recently completed a stock sale of over $300 million at a valuation between $27 billion and $29 billion, according to reports.




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