OpenAI’s board appears to have ejected Sam Altman in an attempt to preserve OpenAI’s mission of keeping AI development safe. The chaotic results have done the exact opposite.
Sam Altman made OpenAI into a powerhouse by adding a profit-seeking arm to its utopian mission. After the board rejected his vision, the company’s remaining leaders must figure out a new path forward.
Mira Murati was elevated from OpenAI’s CTO to its interim leader after CEO Sam Altman was ousted Friday. Like all the company’s leaders she believes that artificial general intelligence is within reach.
Sam Liang, CEO of Otter, argues that life would be better if algorithms logged every spoken word so life events past can be lived and explored again.
Researcher Fei-Fei Li’s ImageNet project provided the feedstock for the deep learning boom that brought the world ChatGPT and other world-changing AI systems.