Modern is a team of the best leaders in defense, AI, and engineering pushing the envelope of contemporary AI research to rapidly build real products that save lives.
Our culture is driven by a sense of service to American warfighters, and a sense of rebellion against business-as-usual AI research.
We’re not motivated by ad targeting or warehouse navigation. We wanted to use our skills to make a real difference.
The “more data, more GPUs, bigger models” approach isn’t just inefficient – it’s impractical for solving the hardest and most important problems. We want to do research on fundamental techniques that can actually learn efficiently and scale well.