The two main impacts of Elicit on AI Safety are improving epistemics and pioneering process supervision.
Eventually, there will be many AI assistants for chat, question-answering, search, web browsing, writing, and general computer use. They'll generally aim to be trustworthy, easy-to-use tools for important questions and decisions. What makes Elicit different?
Now that Elicit is a standalone company let's review our mission.
We're excited to share that Elicit has raised $9 million in seed funding. Elicit was born at Ought, a non-profit research organization, and is now an independent public benefit corporation. Like Ought, our mission is to scale up good reasoning using machine learning, starting with researchers. Elicit is