November 20, 2023

OpenAI’s Weekend of Absolute Chaos

by The Journal

OpenAI unexpectedly fired its CEO and co-founder Sam Altman on Friday. The move kicked off a series of twists and turns that left the company and its staff in upheaval. WSJ’s Deepa Seetharaman wades through the chaos and explains what might be next for the company.

Further Listening:

- A Conversation with OpenAI’s Sam Altman and Mira Murati 

- The Company Behind ChatGPT 

Further Reading:

- OpenAI Employees Threaten to Quit Unless Board Resigns 

- Sam Altman Is Out at OpenAI After Board Skirmish 

Where to Listen