"Robots will learn how to be good by poring through Reddit"

OpenAI’s goal is “to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return,” according to its website…

Both YCombinator and Elon Musk will share the data that their companies generate with the AI firms. That will mean, for instance, that everything on Reddit could be given to the robots to help them learn.

Sam Altman from YCombinator said that the Reddit data “would be a very useful training set, for example”.