If the thought of robots destroying humanity keeps you awake at night, you can sleep a little easier now. Billionaire Elon Musk wants to make sure the world will never face a robot uprising.
He has previously expressed his concern about robots, saying artificial intelligence has the potential to be "more dangerous than nukes."
Funding research on artificial intelligence safety. It's all fun & games until someone loses an I http://t.co/t1aGnrTU21— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 15, 2015
In a tweet announcing the donation, Musk, 43, said it is "all fun and games" until something goes awry.
Musk joined physicist-cosmologist Stephen Hawking among the high-profile people who signed an open letter earlier this week calling for artificial intelligence not just to be more capable, but also more beneficial to humanity moving forward.