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Concerns Grow Over The Increasing Abilities Of AI

zerohedge.com Concerns Grow Over The Increasing Abilities Of AI Authored by Raven Wu and Cindy Li via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Big tech companies’ full commitment to developing…

How worried should we be about Sam Altman?

sherwood.news OpenAI hasn't been the same company since Sam Altman returned as its CEO. It’s a thought that has occurred to me repeatedly over the past week as the company has found…

The history of OpenAI, from the early days with Elon Musk to the ChatGPT maker being put on blast by Scarlett Johansson

aol.com None OpenAI is best known for popularizing AI chatbots with ChatGPT. • None But the company that created the AI chatbot has a history with some of Silicon Valley's biggest…

Microsoft must again contend with OpenAI drama. Will Satya Nadella’s patience wear thin?

aol.com It’s been another one of those weeks when the flow of AI news is at water cannon levels. Arguably one of the most important relationships in AI at the moment is the…

OpenAI Resignations: How Do We Prevent AI From Going Rogue?

entrepreneur.com We spoke to an AI expert who says safety and innovation are not separate things that must be balanced; they go hand in hand. How do we prevent AI from going rogue? OpenAI,…

OpenAI promised 20% of its computing power to combat the most dangerous kind of AI

fortune.com In July 2023, OpenAI unveiled a new team dedicated to ensuring that future AI systems that might be more intelligent than all humans combined could be safely controlled. To…

Microsoft launches free AI assistant for all educators in U.S. in deal with Khan Academy

cnbc.com Microsoft is partnering with tutoring organization Khan Academy to provide a generative AI assistant to all teachers in the U.S. for free. Khanmigo for Teachers, which helps…

OpenAI loses its voice

platformer.news OpenAI hasn't been the same company since Sam Altman returned as its CEO. It’s a thought that has occurred to me repeatedly over the past week as the company has found…

ChatGPT can talk, but OpenAI employees sure can’t

vox.com Editor’s note, May 18, 2024, 7:30 pm ET: This story has been updated to reflect OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s tweet on Saturday afternoon that the company was in the process of…

ChatGPT suspends AI voice that sounds like Scarlett Johansson

theguardian.com OpenAI removed a heavily promoted voice option from ChatGPT on Monday, following a widespread reaction to the flirtatious, feminine voice that sounded almost identical to…

OpenAI's Sam Altman can't go on dinner dates anymore

theregister.com Spare a thought for poor Sam Altman. Amid the ongoing drama that is OpenAI, with high-profile departures and regulators worrying about safety, the CEO is complaining that…

OpenAI puts flirty ChatGPT voice that sounds like ScarJo in ‘Her’ on hold

aol.com OpenAI says it’s hitting the pause button on a synthetic voice released with an update to ChatGPT that prompted comparisons with a fictional voice assistant portrayed in the…

Sam Altman and Greg Brockman defend OpenAI

axios.com New high-level exits from OpenAI last week caused the firm's leaders to publicly reaffirm their commitment to safety over the weekend. Why it matters: The company behind…

OpenAI gets defensive after losing top safety researchers

siliconrepublic.com OpenAI’s president and CEO claim the company has laid the foundations for the safe deployment of future AI technology, after one of its departing employees claimed safety…

OpenAI safety leaders resign, reviving tensions with CEO Sam Altman

morningbrew.com OpenAI’s leadership team of supernerds has had another dramatic falling out, reviving divisions about the future of artificial intelligence within the company that’s driving…

OpenAI Bosses: We Take Safety ‘Very Seriously’

pymnts.com OpenAI is trying to ease concerns following the departure of two safety executives. Last week saw the resignation of Ilya Sutskever, co-founder and chief scientist of…

OpenAI's Sam Altman and Greg Brockman respond to safety leader resignation

mashable.com This week, OpenAI's co-head of the "superalignment" team (which overlooks the company's safety issues), Jan Leike, resigned. In a thread on X (formerly Twitter), the safety…

OpenAI's Altman and Brockman go on defensive after safety execs quit

businessinsider.com OpenAI's Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, who led a team focused on AI safety, resigned. • The departures sparked concern about OpenAI's commitment to ensuring AI doesn't…

OpenAI CEO Apologizes for Equity Cancellation Clause

coingape.com Amid recent resignations at OpenAI, CEO Sam Altman has addressed concerns regarding a controversial clause in the company’s exit agreements that suggested the potential for…

OpenAI Shakeups Breed Growing Concerns Over The Tech’s Safety

deadline.com That famous line from 2001: A Space Odyssey computer Hal is becoming an uncomfortable reminder for many that AI needs a firm hand. And recent developments along those lines…

OpenAI founders Sam Altman and Greg Brockman go on the defensive after top safety researchers quit

aol.com None OpenAI's Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, who led a team focused on AI safety, resigned. • None The departures sparked concern about OpenAI's commitment to ensuring AI…

OpenAI created a team to control 'superintelligent' AI

techcrunch.com OpenAI’s Superalignment team, responsible for developing ways to govern and steer “superintelligent” AI systems, was promised 20% of the company’s compute resources,…

It’s Time to Believe the AI Hype

wired.com Tech pundits are fond of using the term “inflection points” to describe those rare moments when new technology wipes the board clean, opening up new threats and…

OpenAI Executive Jan Leike Resigns, Calls for Stronger AGI Safety Measures

coingape.com Jan Leike, the head of alignment in OpenAI and the leader of ‘Superalignment’ team has left this company due to his worries about its priorities which he thinks are more…

"I lost trust": Why the OpenAI team in charge of safeguarding humanity imploded

vox.com For months, OpenAI has been losing employees who care deeply about making sure AI is safe. Now, the company is positively hemorrhaging them. Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike…

OpenAI's safety staffers are jumping ship fast

qz.com OpenAI launched its Superalignment team almost a year ago with the ultimate goal of controlling hypothetical super-intelligent AI systems and preventing them from turning…

OpenAI Staffers Responsible for Safety Are Jumping Ship

gizmodo.com OpenAI launched its Superalignment team almost a year ago with the ultimate goal of controlling hypothetical super-intelligent AI systems and preventing them from turning…

OpenAI Loses Two More Leaders

decrypt.co The same week OpenAI commanded global attention for releasing its latest AI model, prominent executives Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike announced that they were leaving the…

OpenAI’s leadership shakeup continues as another of Sam Altman’s chiefs follows Ilya Sutskever out the door within hours

aol.com A series of high-profile departures at OpenAI has raised questions as to whether the team responsible for AI safety is gradually being hollowed out. Immediately following…

Canadian Ilya Sutskever leaving as OpenAI's chief scientist

financialpost.com In a post on X, Sutskever called trajectory of OpenAI “miraculous” and said that he was confident the company will build AI that is “both safe and beneficial” under its…

OpenAI's leadership shakeup continues as another of Sam Altman’s chiefs follows Ilya Sutskever out the door within hours

fortune.com A series of high-profile departures at OpenAI has raised questions as to whether the team responsible for AI safety is gradually being hollowed out. Immediately following…

OpenAI veterans Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike resign

siliconrepublic.com Sutskever, the company’s co-founder and former chief scientist, will now be replaced by Jakub Pachocki. Two veteran OpenAI employees, Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, have…

Open AI Co-Founder and Science Chief to Step Down

pymnts.com OpenAI’s lead scientist and co-founder says it is time for him to move on. Ilya Sutskever, who took part in an unsuccessful effort to remove co-founder and CEO Sam Altman…

Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI co-founder and longtime chief scientist, departs

techcrunch.com Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI’s longtime chief scientist and one of its co-founders, has left the company. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman announced the news in a post on X on Tuesday…

OpenAI chief scientist Sutskever to leave months after supporting Altman ouster

scmp.com In a post on X, Sutskever called trajectory of OpenAI “miraculous” and said that he was confident the company will build AI that is “both safe and beneficial” under its…

OpenAI executive is out after key role in CEO Sam Altman’s ouster

aol.com OpenAI’s chief scientist and cofounder, who played an instrumental role in CEO Sam Altman’s short-lived ouster from OpenAI in November, announced that he was leaving company…

OpenAI Shows Off Voice Chatbot, Touts New GPT-4o AI Model

decrypt.co ChatGPT developer OpenAI today announced its latest AI model, GPT-4o—the “O” stands for “omnimodel”—during a spring product update live stream, along with a slew of product…

Sources: Mistral AI raising at a $6B valuation, Softbank ‘not in’ but DST is

techcrunch.com Investors are feverishly continuing to evaluate AI startups, and to try to avoid simply chasing a fad, they are paying extra-close attention to founders building what are…

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