"In 2019, OpenAI LP received a US$1 billion investment from Microsoft." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenAI
"Why did OpenAI choose to release an API instead of open-sourcing the models?" https://openai.com/blog/openai-api/
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@douginamug "...helps us pay for ...policy efforts"
tl;dr Microsoft's money are going to be used for AI-related policy efforts.
Nothing to see here, move along.
@douginamug "The world needed a superhero to tame AI and it's who other than... us!"
"Now that we're rich and closed source we're even more trustworthy!"
The first few years of the past decade has been the Age of (REST) APIs and the one thing we've learned that they are ephemeral. They go belly up sooner than a bar of chocolate goes bad.
The word "open" has been abused so badly.
If it doesn't explicitly say it is "open source" then OpenAnything is OpenBullshit
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