Anti-Skynet: Elon Musk Donates $10 Million To Keep Computers Honest

Mr. Tesla gives to Future of Life Institute, which wants to keep AI from going evil.

Elon Musk loves technology. As long as the technology is honest.

Musk donated $10 million to the Future of Life Institute, the mission of which is to keep computers from going evil, according to Wired.

In other words, Musk wants to prevent a real-life Skynet.

The charismatic tech-savvy founder of Tesla and private space exploration startup SpaceX has expressed concerns about artificial intelligence losing its moral compass before, the magazine reports.

Musk says the donation will "support research aimed at keeping AI beneficial for humanity."

With driverless cars from Google a reality within the not-too-distant future, maybe Musk is onto something.

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