What caused Ilya to switch sides?
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Threats of staff leaving
47%
Convinced by personal ties to Anna Brockman
39%
seeing loyalty to altman
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Safety concerns over Microsoft dominance in AI
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Threats to cancel Ilya if he didn’t reverse his position.
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Greg's wife crying and asking him to change his mind
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Realized board had too little bargaining power / was losing the culture war
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Financial incentives
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Planned volte-face in a coup to oust the external board members
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No, it was not wheat that caused Ilya to switch sides.

Previously, it seems that Ilya voted to fire Sam Altman. Now, he calls for the board board to resign. What caused this?

(I’m looking for his motivations more than for events.)

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@ms would you allow an option like "we won't know / will barely learn any more info about this by end of june 2024"

@TheBayesian nope, I'll reopen the market if we still don't have a good idea

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@Joshua This seems really dumb

@bec I have that exact thought every time I learn something new about this story.

No, it was not wheat that caused Ilya to switch sides.

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@ms More 🙈 for me burning 25 mana on something that was questionably funny for 45 seconds.

@TobiasH It’s funny though! Sent you m$25

@ms Thanks, I'll pay it forward someday!

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