Ilya Sutskever forms new AI startup to pursue 'safe superintelligence'

Former OpenAI chief scientist promises efforts will be insulated from commercial pressures

John Leonard
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Ilya Sutskever forms new startup to pursue 'safe superintelligence'
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Ilya Sutskever forms new startup to pursue 'safe superintelligence'

Ilya Sutskever, the Israeli-Canadian deep learning pioneer and former co-founder and chief scientist at OpenAI, has launched a new startup company, Safe Superintelligence Inc.

In an announcement on a simple web page and on X on Wednesday, Sutskever said the new company would be solely focussed on creating a "safe superintelligence," a superintelligence being an AI that s...

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