Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn’t seem to approve of Microsoft’s deal with OpenAI — the research company he co-founded in 2015. He tweeted that the “unique license” appeared the “reverse of open” and that “OpenAI was basically captured by Microsoft”. OpenAI, which was initially launched as a non-profit research company, was co-founded by Musk and included a heavy-hitting list of donors including Peter Thiel and Microsoft.
After all, a lot comes right down to what precisely it was that Microsoft solely licensed. OpenAI informed the Verge, “The deal has no impression on continued entry to the GPT-Three mannequin by OpenAI’s API, and current and future customers of it is going to proceed constructing functions with our API as ordinary.”
Scott noted in the company’s blog post that GPT-3 would still be accessible via OpenAI’s application programming interface platform (API). Elon Musk responded indirectly to the comment this afternoon with a hilarious tweet. “The rumour that Bill Gates & I are lovers is completely untrue”, he wrote on Twitter.
“The so-called control problem that Elon is worried about isn’t something that people should feel is imminent,” Gates said in a joint interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for the WSJ. Magazine.
But Musk isn’t buying it and neither are other Twitter users, who feel the collaboration contradicts OpenAI’s aim of making its work accessible to all.
This is not the first time that Mr Musk has taken a swipe at his fellow tech billionaire. In February this year, he also took a dig at Mr Gates for choosing a Porsche over a Tesla while buying his first electric vehicle.
And at last he said that Zuckerberg’s knowledge on the concept “limited”.