A torrid love affair with GPT-5 has not been ruled out
November 17, 2023 4:58 PM Subscribe
Sam Altman abruptly fired as CEO of OpenAI by the company's board, which cited a lack of confidence due to inconsistent candor, hindering his ability to fulfill the company's charter. Altman, a multimillionaire tech entrepreneur, ex-president of Y Combinator, and the public face of development for breakthroughs like DALL-E and ChatGPT, had hosted a major keynote for the company just last week; the surprise move has reportedly blindsided primary investor Microsoft. Rumors abound, primarily focusing on the company's uncertain business model, Altman's other ventures, and allegations of abuse by his sister, though the simultaneous departure of cofounder Greg Brockman suggests the issue could be more than just bad behavior by the CEO.