Nvidia expanded from gaming into A.I. Now the big bet is paying off as its chips power ChatGPT
Thirty years ago, Jensen Huang founded Nvidia with the dream of revolutionizing gaming with 3D graphics. In 1999, after nearly going bankrupt, the company launched what it claims as the world's first Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). Then Jensen bet the company on something entirely different: AI. Now, that bet is paying off in a big way as Nvidia's A100 chips quickly become the coveted training engines for ChatGPT. Here's how Nvidia is handling U.S.-China trade tensions and making more big bets.