It's going to be interesting to see how society adapts to a lot of these changes that AI is bringing to us...I think with that kind of change comes a great opportunity, but kind of both on the positive and potentially negative side.
In February 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites. It was renamed "Yahoo!" (an exclamation). Yahoo! became very popular, and Filo and Yang realized the Business potential and co-founded Yahoo! Inc.
Filo and his wife launched Yellow Chair Foundation in 2000, helped in the launch of Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship in 2008 and have endowed professorships in engineering and education. In 2013, they helped create Imagine K12, which invests in education Technology companies.
In 2005 he gave $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.
In December 2014, Forbes estimated Filo to be worth $3.8 billion, ranking him the 580th-richest person in the world. As of 2017, he is ranked 564th.