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[Link] Should we be spending no less on alternate foods than AI now?

2 Post author: denkenberger 30 October 2017 12:13AM

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Comment author: gwern 30 October 2017 07:53:25PM 1 point [-]

Just going to make a minor point that OpenAI does not have $1b (and anyway, they don't spend most of their money on AI risk but generic AI research), they have only a pledge for $1b from Musk. I've asked them several times for their Form 990, which would show how much money they actually have, but their 2016 one is still unavailable.

Comment author: VipulNaik 31 October 2017 05:35:43AM *  0 points [-]

I tried looking in the IRS Form 990 dataset on Amazon S3, specifically searching the text files for forms published in 2017 and 2016.

I found no match for (case-insensitive) openai (other than one organization that was clearly different, its name had openair in it). Searching (case-insensitive) "open ai" gave matches that all had "open air" or "open aid" in them. So, it seems like either they have a really weird legal name or their Form 990 has not yet been released. Googling didn't reveal any articles of incorporation or legal name.

Comment author: gwern 02 November 2017 12:33:08AM 1 point [-]

As I said, their 2016 From 990 is not yet available (so their 2017 one definitely isn't) and I have already asked them so there can be no confusion on the matter.