Tag: Microsoft

  • The OpenAI upheaval: decoding the Sam Altman episode

    The OpenAI upheaval: decoding the Sam Altman episode

    Last Friday 17 November marked a pivotal moment in the AI industry, with the unexpected announcement by OpenAI that its CEO, Sam Altman, had been fired by the company’s board of directors. The surprise event has since spiralled into a media maelstrom. Over the weekend, rumours and speculation flooded both social and mainstream media, with…

  • Bill Gates: the Age of AI has Begun

    Bill Gates: the Age of AI has Begun

    Last week, Bill Gates published a lengthy essay about artificial intelligence and what he believes it heralds for humanity and the world. He introduced his story by recounting what he had witnessed last year with the results of a challenge he had set the team at OpenAI with an AI chatbot model they were developing.…