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RyanCarey comments on 2018 AI Safety Literature Review and Charity Comparison - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: RyanCarey 21 December 2017 11:49:38AM 1 point [-]

Intuitively, it's largely the ML - this is what they brand on, and revenue figures bear this out. Datacenter hardware (e.g. Tesla/Volta) are about 1/5th of their revenue currently, up 5x this year [1]. Whereas crypto is only a few percent of their revenue, and halved this quarter, despite the stock price going up.

  1. http://s22.q4cdn.com/364334381/files/doc_financials/quarterly_reports/2018/Rev_by_Mkt_Qtrly_Trend_Q318.pdf
  2. Crypto is only about ~3% of revenue: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/09/nvidia-crytpocurrency-sales-drop-by-more-than-half-from-prior-quarter.html