Sam Altman to join new Microsoft AI research team as Twitch founder takes over OpenAI


20 Nov 2023 8:51 AM

Former CEO of OpenAI, developer of ChatGPT, Sam Altman would head a new artificial intelligence (AI) team at tech behemoth Microsoft....

  • Former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman will join Microsoft to lead a new advanced AI research team.
  • Emmett Shear, co-founder of Twitch, will be OpenAI's new interim chief executive.
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella expressed excitement about Altman and Greg Brockman joining Microsoft.
  • Altman's dismissal from OpenAI was due to communication issues and a lack of confidence in his leadership abilities.
  • Shear has limited leadership presence in the AI industry but has expressed concerns about AI surpassing human intelligence.

The sentiment in the article is mixed. There is excitement about Altman and Brockman joining Microsoft, but there is also mention of a leadership crisis and concerns about AI development.

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