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The non-profit org founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman to save the world from artificial intelligence has decided to pursue profits
OpenAI was supposed to be the antidote to the dangers of artificial intelligence by keeping profits out it and focusing on humanity.
Sam Altman, one of the world’s most influential tech investors, has stepped down as president of Y Combinator
Sam Altman will move into a chairman role at Y Combinator, but his day-to-day duties will be relinquished to other other partners.
Jeff Bezos thinks there’s not enough humans in the world for all the potential jobs, according to tech investor Sam Altman
Sam Altman reflected on a conversation he had with Jeff Bezos at The New York Times' New Work Summit.
16 of the biggest leaders in Silicon Valley reveal the one thing they would tell their teenage selves
Here's how Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, and other leaders have responded to the question, "What would you tell your younger self?"
People aren’t as scared of biological warfare ‘as they should be,’ according to the head of Silicon Valley’s largest startup a...
Y Combinator president Sam Altman says people are not as scared about biological warfare "as they should be." In case of an apocalypse, Altman has a go bag filled with water, a gun, a tent, and more. Bill and Melinda Gates have also said a global pandemic is the biggest threat to humanity right now.
An ambitious basic income experiment started by a major Silicon Valley tech accelerator has been delayed
Y Combinator's study to provide basic income to selected participants for five years has been delayed after a pilot program took a lot longer than anticipated. Now, Y Combinator hopes to start the study by mid-2019, and it has partnered with the University of Michigan to oversee the process.
Y Combinator, a startup program that’s harder to get into than Harvard, accepts all 15,000 applicants into Startup School after a major screwup
Y Combinator, a prestigious startup school that is harder to get into than Harvard, accepted all 15,000 of its latest applicants after a major screwup.
Chicago could be the largest US city to launch a basic income pilot — here are the other major experiments around the world
A Chicago alderman has proposed a bill to provide 1,000 families with $500 a month in a pilot that would make Chicago the largest US city to try a basic income program. A number of other cities and countries around the world are running their own basic income experiments.
Millionaires, billionaires, and tech titans are swarming to Sun Valley, Idaho — here’s a look at who’s attending Allen & Co....
The annual Allen & Company Conference is an opportunity for executives, founders, moguls, and investors to talk business and the economy, and to relax and unwind in Sun Valley, Idaho. Here's a look at who's attending this year.
One of the biggest VCs in Silicon Valley thinks he’s found a way to unite liberals and conservatives over basic income
The idea of basic income has exploded in popularity over the last couple years, and Sam Altman is one of many in the tech world to explore it.