“These days, Scott is thinking less about how to make AI models get exponentially bigger and more powerful, and more about how to rein in the technology, building in safeguards that prevent hackers from injecting malware into plugins and copilots, and creating layers of “meta prompts” that prevent people from forcing Bing Chat to go off the rails.”

– Reed Albergotti

Semaphore profiles Kevin Scott, Microsoft’s chief technology officer. He’s portrayed as a plain-talking big thinker who makes leather backpacks and guitar picks in his spare time.


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