back to article Well, we tried being a non-profit... OpenAI is now open as in open for business with GPT-3 cloud language model API

OpenAI has launched its first commercial service to generate income as companies generate, analyze, and process text using its machine-learning technology. This business of training powerful neural networks isn't cheap, you know? The service, described as a “general-purpose, ‘text in, text out’ interface” accessible via an API …

  1. IGotOut Silver badge

    The reasoning makes no sense.

    We didn't make money as a non-profit, so we'll make money as a for-profit.

    Am I missing something.?

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    "This tech can't be all that dangerous if it's now sold as a service"?

    More like it's so dangerous that us mere plebs are not allowed access, lest we ask the AI the wrong questions and upset their delicate power balance. Perhaps this wasn't known at the time of this writing, but OpenAI has been quite strict about use cases. And remember, GPT-3 source is licensed by Microsoft and the API runs on Azure. You'd be naïve to think the US DoD isn't involved with it somehow.

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