Elon Musk announces the establishment of AI startup ``xAI''

by Steve Jurvetson

On July 12, 2023 (Wednesday), Elon Musk announced the establishment of a new company ' xAI ' specializing in artificial intelligence (AI). It was also clear from the documents he submitted to the state of Nevada in the United States that Mr. Mask would establish a new company.

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On July 12, 2023, local time, Mr. Mask announced the establishment of xAI on Twitter, saying, ``I will announce the establishment of xAI to understand the reality.''

xAI has already created an official Twitter account, and the number of followers at the time of article creation is 266,000. After the announcement by Mr. Musk, the official account of xAI only tweeted, 'What is the most fundamental open question?'

In addition, the official website is also open to the public. On July 12, 2023, the official website stated, ``Today, we will announce the establishment of xAI.'' Furthermore, ``xAI's goal is to understand the essence of the universe.July 14 We would like to have Twitter Spaces on the day and have the opportunity to ask the team questions.'

xAI: Understand the Universe

According to the official website, Mr. Mask will be the CEO of xAI. A group of people who have worked at DeepMind, OpenAI, Google Research, Microsoft Research, Tesla, and the University of Toronto. Adam optimization algorithm , batch normalization , layer normalization , and adversarial samples are widely used in the AI field. It is said that there are people who have contributed to the discovery of such things.

There are 12 names on the site, including Mr. Mask, but among them, as a person of particular interest, overseas media Mashable has served as a senior AI researcher at Google's DeepMind Mr. Igor Babushkin I am listing. In February 2023, he revealed to The Information that Mr. Mask asked him to participate in the AI project.

xAI also reveals that it will receive advice from Dan Hendrick, who heads the Center for AI Safety, a non-profit organization aimed at ``reducing social-scale risks related to AI.''

On the official website of xAI, ``Although it is a separate company from X , we will work closely with X (Twitter), Tesla, and other companies to move forward with our mission.'' is clearly stated.

In addition, Mr. Mask tweeted a picture of Tesla's Cybertruck the day before announcing the establishment of xAI, and the xAI logo is hidden quietly in the window of the building behind it.

Mr. Mask accused AI such as GPT-4 developed by OpenAI as a ``serious risk to society and humanity,'' and released a letter requesting an immediate suspension of development . Immediately after signing this open letter, it was reported that Mr. Mask purchased about 10,000 GPUs and was developing his own generative AI. After that, Mr. Mask announced that he is developing a new chat AI 'TruthGPT' that will be a rival of ChatGPT.

Earon Mask announces the development of a new chat AI ``TruthGPT'', with the goal of ``unraveling the essence of the universe''-GIGAZINE

by Steve Jurvetson

In addition, xAI is looking for experienced engineers and researchers as technical staff, and it is also possible to apply by filling in the necessary information from the form below.

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