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Anthropic is a leading artificial intelligence[1] company, established in 2021 by former OpenAI[3] senior members, Daniela and Dario Amodei. The company is recognized for its groundbreaking AI projects, including an AI chatbot[4] named Claude and the development of a framework for aligning AI systems with human values. Anthropic has attracted significant investments, raising over US$700 million in funding by the end of 2022 from key players like Google[5] Cloud and Spark Capital. Despite facing legal hurdles, including copyright[2] and trademark infringement lawsuits, the company continues to make strides in AI development and research. Its contributions have sparked discussions on AI regulations and have been integrated into major platforms, underscoring its influential role in the AI industry.

Terms definitions
1. artificial intelligence.
1 Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the field of computer science that aims to create systems capable of performing tasks that would normally require human intelligence. These tasks include reasoning, learning, planning, perception, and language understanding. AI draws from different fields including psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and neuroscience. The field is prominent in developing machine learning models and natural language processing systems. It also plays a significant role in creating virtual assistants and affective computing systems. AI applications extend across various sectors including healthcare, industry, government, and education. Despite its benefits, AI also raises ethical and societal concerns, necessitating regulatory policies. AI continues to evolve with advanced techniques such as deep learning and generative AI, offering new possibilities in various industries.
2 Artificial Intelligence, commonly known as AI, is a field of computer science dedicated to creating intelligent machines that perform tasks typically requiring human intellect. These tasks include problem-solving, recognizing speech, understanding natural language, and making decisions. AI is categorised into two types: narrow AI, which is designed to perform a specific task, like voice recognition, and general AI, which can perform any intellectual tasks a human being can do. It's a continuously evolving technology that draws from various fields including computer science, mathematics, psychology, linguistics, and neuroscience. The core concepts of AI include reasoning, knowledge representation, planning, natural language processing, and perception. AI has wide-ranging applications across numerous sectors, from healthcare and gaming to military and creativity, and its ethical considerations and challenges are pivotal to its development and implementation.
2. copyright. Copyright is a legal term that provides the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, typically for a limited period of time. This concept originated in England, with the passage of the Licensing of the Press Act in 1662 and the Statute of Anne in 1710. Over the centuries, copyright laws have evolved significantly, with international treaties and conventions such as the Berne Convention and the Universal Copyright Convention standardizing these rights globally. Copyright applies to a wide variety of creative expressions including literary works, music, films, choreography, paintings, software, broadcasts, and designs. It is important to note that copyright protection requires a minimal level of originality and typically expires after a set period of time.
Anthropic (Wikipedia)

Anthropic PBC is an American artificial intelligence (AI) startup company, founded by former members of OpenAI. Anthropic has developed a family of large language models named Claude.

Anthropic PBC
Company typePrivate
IndustryArtificial intelligence
Founded2021; 3 years ago (2021)
Founders
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, U.S.
ProductsClaude
Number of employees
160 (July 2023)
Websiteanthropic.com

As of July 2023, Anthropic had raised US$1.5 billion in funding. In September 2023, Amazon announced an investment of up to US$4 billion, making an initial investment of $1.25 billion, and following it up with a $2.75 billion investment in March 2024. This was followed by a $2 billion commitment from Google the following month. In February 2024, the venture capital firm Menlo Ventures closed a deal to invest an additional $750 million. The investment was done in the form of a special-purpose entity to consolidate several smaller investments. In total, Anthropic received financing of US$7.3 billion in one year.

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