December 3, 2023

Artificial: Episode 1, The Dream

by The Journal

In 2015, a group of Silicon Valley heavy-hitters met for a dinner that would change tech history. They believed that the time had come to build a super-intelligent AI, and they founded a non-profit lab to try to do it. In part 1 of our series, Artificial: The OpenAI Story, we explore the company’s idealistic origins and speak with early employees about the struggle to make their AI dream a reality.

Further Reading:

- Elon Musk Tries to Direct AI—Again 

- The Contradictions of Sam Altman, AI Crusader 

Further Listening:

- The Company Behind ChatGPT 

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

- OpenAI’s Weekend of Absolute Chaos 

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