OpenAI prioritising 'shiny products' over safety, says departing researcher

Jan Leike urges OpenAI to become a safety-first AGI company

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OpenAI prioritising 'shiny products' over safety, says departing researcher
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OpenAI prioritising 'shiny products' over safety, says departing researcher

Jan Leike, a leading researcher who resigned from OpenAI last week, has expressed deep concerns about the company's priorities, stating that OpenAI's "safety culture and processes have taken a backseat to shiny products."

Before quitting, Leike led OpenAI's "Superalignment" team that focused on developing safe and beneficial advanced AI (AGI). On Friday, Leike took to social media platform X to express his concer...

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