66% of Funding to Stop the AI Apocalypse Comes from Crypto Donors174.67

Machine Intelligence Research Institute The Machine Intelligence Research Institute, a non-profit organization investigating safety issues related to the development of above-human-level a.rtificial intelligence, has recently released its fundraising statistics showing strong support from the cryptocurrency community. The largest donation came toward the very end of the fundraiser in the form of an ethereum donation worth $763,970 from Vitalik Buterin, the inventor and co-founder of the smart contracts cryptocurrency. Vitalik's donation represents the third-largest single contribution ever the research institute received to date in all its fundraisers. Founded in the year 2000 as the Singularity Institute, the Machine Intelligence Research Institute works to ensure the survival and freedom of the human race alongside super intelligent machines, an important issue rapidly leaping from science fiction into reality.
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