December 10, 2023

Artificial: Episode 2, Selling Out

by The Journal

OpenAI’s breakout product, ChatGPT, had humble origins. What started as a small research project ballooned into something much bigger: a groundbreaking large language model. But developing that technology was expensive, and to fund it, OpenAI would make a big compromise. 

Further Reading:

- Elon Musk Tries to Direct AI—Again 

- The Contradictions of Sam Altman, AI Crusader 

Further Listening:

- Artificial: Episode 1, The Dream  

- The Hidden Workforce That Helped Filter Violence and Abuse Out of ChatGPT  

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