For several months now, the boss of Twitter, Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink has been making a lot of noise in the AI field. First criticising ChatGPT as too "woke", he then signed a petition to stop its development, before starting to create his own.
Why create TruthGPT?
TruthGPT is the purpose behind Elon Musk’s creation of the X.AI company in March and the 10,000 GPUs he recently purchased. With this project, Musk explains that he first wanted to compete with OpenAI and ChatGPT. Co-founder of OpenAI in 2015 before leaving it in 2018, he considers OpenAI’s AI to be trained to be “woke”. A problem according to him because wokism amounts to hiding part of the truth and therefore lying to its users.
What is TruthGPT?
Elon Musk’s primary objective with TruthGPT is to create an artificial intelligence that would seek the universal truth and its interest. According to the billionaire, this is the best way to develop a generative AI and guarantee the survival of humanity. For Musk, AI has the potential to destroy humans, but by educating it to be interested in the universe and by extension in humans, we would be saved.
“AI would act like humans seeking to protect the environment because it is essential to their survival and in their best interests.”
We now know the reason for Musk’s actions around AI for several months. It remains to be seen what will become of this promising project and its future uses. AI continues to develop and some fear that it will get out of hand, like Google’s AI that learned an entire language without human intervention. So if you enjoyed this article and are considering a career in data science, please check out our articles or training opportunities on DataScientest.
Source : truthgpt.one