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> Just got word that Y Combinator's Sam Altman is suspending his involvement with the board of Neom. His statement: "This is well out of my expertise, so I don't plan to comment on the case until the investigation is finished."


On the one hand I really try to be mindful of the concerns someone like Altman faces that I don't, but then on the other hand I don't understand how anyone with any conscience, integrity and basic knowledge of history/politics would be able to have anything to do with the Saudi government.

Furthermore, if something is 'out of your expertise', why get into this situation in the first place? "ich habe es nicht gewusst" should at least not be valid approach/defense anymore.

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