November 28, 2023

What The OpenAI Shakeup Means For AI

Jeremie Harris, co-founder of AI safety research company Gladstone AI, joins us to explain the fallout from the OpenAI board shakeup, what it means for the AI space, and the implications for work on AI safety.

  • 2:37 - What went down at OpenAI
  • 7:19 - What this means for Microsoft
  • 9:00 - Winners & losers post-shakeup
  • 11:04 - The conflict between the AI safety crowd and accelerationists
  • 14:23 - Differences between OpenAI and Anthropic's approach to safety
  • 17:23 - Impact of OpenAI changes on AI safety
  • 21:58 - Was there a breakthrough at OpenAI? What is Q*?
  • 32:09 - What would real-world consequences of better AI be?
  • 41:06 - The effective altruist movement and role it plays in AI
  • 47:45 - Are we making progress on AI safety problems? What's the prognosis?
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