Sam Altman’s new initiative wants to grant a digital identity to every human being, and for each one to receive money for the simple fact of being one.
sam altman, the current CEO of OpenAI, has a new mission on his hands. After having been one of those in charge of expand the use of artificial intelligence to practically every corner of the world thanks to the GPT language model and, more specifically, to ChatGPT, now aspires to fulfill an even more ambitious dream: establish a universal basic income for every human being that inhabits the planet Earth.
To achieve this, Altman has launched worldcoinan initiative that seeks the creation of a new financial and identity network that is “proper to all”. Its application is already available to be downloaded on the main mobile platforms, and it has debuted in the best possible way if what you are looking for is to attract the greatest number of people: giving away money.
What is Worldcoin?
As Altman himself explains in the official website of the projectWorldcoin is launched as an initiative that, if successful, could dramatically increase economic opportunityin addition to establishing a reliable solution for distinguish humans from AI on the internetwhile preserving privacy.
In this way, it is hoped to achieve establish a universal basic income financed by the work performed by artificial intelligence systems. People registered in Worldcoin they will receive money in exchange for scanning their iris through one of the Worldcoin “Orbs” scattered around the world, with the aim of guarantee their “humanity”.
“Worldcoin consists of a privacy-preserving digital identity (World ID) and, where permitted by law, a digital currency (WLD) received simply by being human.”
According to its promoters, Sam Altman and Alex Blania, Worldcoin is an open source protocolsupported by a global community of developers, individuals, economists and technologists committed to expanding participation and access to the global economy.
Today, the project already has more than 2 million registered users.
So you can get money just for registering in the application
Sam Altman’s goal is that 2 billion human beings register in Worldcoin. All those who do, and who go through the verification process, will receive Worldcoin tokens on a regular basis. These tokens are stored in the world appa Worldcoin compatible cryptocurrency wallet.
By simply signing up, World App is already issuing the first tokens to the users. From there, the platform will be granting cryptocurrencies every week to those who have been verified.
In order to redeem the tokens stored in the wallet, yes, it will be necessary be verified through an iris scan using one of the Worldcoin orbs. In the Worldcoin.org official website it is possible to check the locations of the orbs currently available.