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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?"

Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, the Elon Musk-founded company that’s trying to build human-like artificial intelligence

OpenAI was founded to help build better, safer AI. Now, Microsoft is investing to take it to the next level and build Artificial General Intelligence.
Elon Musk

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.
Sam Altman (left) and Jeff Bezos.

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.
Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital Conference in Laguna Beach, California, on October 18, 2017.

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.
Sam Altman, chief executive officer of Y Combinator.

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.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi arriving in Sun Valley.

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.