January 14, 2024

Artificial: Episode 4, Behind Sam Altman’s Firing

by The Journal

When the OpenAI board ousted CEO Sam Altman last November, very few people knew exactly why. In the final episode of our series, we reveal what led to Altman’s firing and explain why he was able to get his job back just days later. 

Further Reading:

 - Sam Altman’s Knack for Dodging Bullets—With a Little Help From Bigshot Friends 

 - Behind the Scenes of Sam Altman’s Showdown at OpenAI 

Further Listening:

- Artificial: Episode 1, The Dream 

- Artificial: Episode 2, Selling Out 

- Artificial: Episode 3, Chat GPT 

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