"Superintelligence" may also refer to a property of problem-solving systems (e.g., superintelligent language translators or engineering assistants) whether or not these high-level intellectual competencies are embodied in agents that act in the world. A superintelligence may or may not be created by an intelligence explosion and associated with a technological singularity.
Tweets from Elon Musk and OpenAI chief scientist Ilya suggest that the OpenAI company control chaos is over the emergence of Artificial Super Intelligence.
Elon is very worried. He says Ilya has a good moral compass and does not seek power. He would not take such drastic action unless he felt it was absolutely necessary.
Elon Musk knows everyone involved at OpenAI and funded OpenAI with a billion dollars.
It also seems like Elon is trying to win Ilya Sutskever over to xAI.