Elon Musk’s xAI to make use of publicly available Tweets for its Training- Read


Elon Musk on Friday stated that his upcoming artificial intelligence model xAI will make use of publicly available tweets for its training. The AI will also work with Tesla for the development of its software. He said that the aim is to understand the true nature of the universe, which will also act as an alternative to Microsoft, Google, and OpenAI in attaining artificial general intelligence (AGI), which means an AI that can solve problems like a human.

He made the official announcement regarding the launch of his AI through Twitter on Wednesday. During a Twitter Space audio chat, Elon Musk said that the relationship between his companies would have a mutual benefit and increase Tesla’s work in auto-driving abilities.

Dan Hendrycks, who works as the director of the Centre for AI Safety, an organization that aims to reduce the number of risks involved in making the technology, will head as the adviser to xAI.


Musk’s startup will include a team of engineers who have worked previously for Microsoft, OpenAI, and Alphabet owned by Google. It will closely work with other companies like Tesla and Twitter as per the information posted by the website.

The startup has also mentioned that “We have worked on and led the development of some of the largest breakthroughs in the field including AlphaStar … GPT-3.5, and GPT-4” on their website.”

Earlier, Elon Musk even accused other companies of making use of Twitter data for the training of their AI model, which is characterized as unethical.