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Elon Musk's Plot to Create a Chatbot Rival: Outsmarting GPT Now?


Figure 1. Elon Musk, the tech billionaire and co-founder of OpenAI.


Elon Musk, the tech billionaire and co-founder of OpenAI, is reportedly recruiting a team to develop a rival to the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT. This news comes after Musk left OpenAI in 2020, citing differences in opinion about the direction of the company.


ChatGPT has become one of the most popular AI chatbots since its launch in November 2022. It is based on OpenAI's GPT-3 family of large language models and has remarkable ability to interact in conversational contexts. The technology has been embraced by major companies such as Facebook and Snap, who have launched their own versions of ChatGPT-powered chatbots.


Figure 2. A photo of Elon Musk by Mark Brake/ Getty Images.


The news that Musk is reportedly looking to develop a rival to ChatGPT has sparked debate about whether this could be seen as an attempt to compete with OpenAI or simply an effort to create something new. Some have argued that it could be seen as a way for Musk to capitalize on the "gold rush" surrounding ChatGPT technology, while others see it as an opportunity for him to explore new possibilities with AI technology.


Whatever his intentions may be, it's clear that Musk's involvement in this project will bring more attention and scrutiny to the world of AI chatbots. With his expertise and resources at hand, he could potentially create something that rivals or even surpasses what ChatGPT can do. It will be interesting to see how this story develops over time and what impact it will have on the future of AI technology.


Sources:

  • https://www.theinformation.com/articles/fighting-woke-ai-musk-recruits-team-to-develop-openai-rival

  • https://www.reuters.com/technology/elon-musk-recruits-team-develop-openai-rival-information-2023-02


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