Elon Musk believes OpenAI may have made ‘dangerous’ discovery

3 months ago
Elon Musk has suggested that OpenAI may have discovered "something dangerous," leading to chaos at the company.This comes after OpenAI recently fired and re-hired its CEO, Sam Altman, under mysterious circumstances.Musk said that he had attempted to find out what happened behind the scenes at OpenAI, but had failed to do so.He had reached out to numerous people working at the company, including Ilya Sutskever, the OpenAI chief scientist and board member who is believed to have led the rebellion against Altman but had not heard anything."That sounds like a serious thing. I don't think it was trivial. And I'm quite concerned that there's some dangerous element of AI that they've discovered" Elon Musk said at the New York Times DealBook Summit.Musk, a co-founder of OpenAI, has criticized the company's shift toward profit-oriented operations and ceasing open-sourcing its work.While attempting to understand the situation, Musk speculated that OpenAI might have encountered a concerning breakthrough that led to internal unrest.He emphasized the importance of avoiding potential dangers in artificial intelligence.Musk also reiterated his criticism of AI companies moving away from their open-source and non-profit founding principles.