Benj Edwards

Microsoft CEO Satya Nardella, who was forced to negotiate at OpenAI’s HQ after the unexpected ouster from his position of CEO Sam Altman on Tuesday due to his surprise departure, has now reached an agreement. Microsoft is planning to hire Altman, and the former OpenAI president Greg Brockman as its new head of AI. “new advanced AI research team.” OpenAI announced overnight that EmmettShear would be the new interim CEO. Shear acknowledged the messy and confusing process. promised Hire an investigator to produce a comprehensive report about Altman’s dismissal.

The story isn’t yet over, as Monday morning, OpenAI employed 650 out of 770 employees sent a letter OpenAI Board demanding all board members to resign, and Altman & Brockman to be reinstated. Otherwise they may leave OpenAI to join Altman & Brockman at Microsoft. (Apparently, the number of signatures to the letter is Still growingSee below for an update.

“The process through which you terminated Sam Altman and removed Greg Brockman from the board has jeopardized all of this work and undermined our mission and company,” The letter reads: “Your conduct has made it clear you did not have the competence to oversee OpenAI.”

The first page of a letter sent to the OpenAI board from over 650 OpenAI staff members Monday morning.
Enlarge / This is the first page of an OpenAI letter that was sent Monday morning by over 650 OpenAI employees.

Ilya Sukseker, who was identified by sources as being a key architect in Altman’s dismissal, appears to also have changed her mind Monday morning. Twitter, “I deeply regret my participation in the board’s actions. I never intended to harm OpenAI. I love everything we’ve built together and I will do everything I can to reunite the company.”

Sutskever believes that advanced AI will change the world in the future. “AGI,” OpenAI is a non-profit organization that has a core mission to create safe artificial general intelligence, which could one day replace human workers in countless jobs and even threaten life itself if it’s not created safely. According to an article published in The AtlanticSutskever has become a sort of expert on the subject at OpenAI. Leading Chants The following are some examples of how to use “feel the AGI” Burning a wooden statue of an individual during parties is a popular tradition. “unaligned” AI in effigy on the offsite.

The 650 signatures in the protest letter are both Sutskever, and the former interim CEO Mira Murati. Shear was replaced by the board against the wishes of company executives. (Murati requested that Altman and Brockman return to OpenAI and the board refused.) OpenAI’s board allegedly resigned after Murati was removed. “informed the leadership team that allowing the company to be destroyed ‘would be consistent with the mission.'”

A mess that is not going away

Insiders report that the latest news comes after a weekend filled with tension and a lot of ups-and-downs. The best way to feed your dog is with a tip To the media. As a quick recap, Altman’s firing by the OpenAI board on Friday was a shocking move which shocked OpenAI staff as well as investors. You can say that Altman, That “was not consistently candid in his communications with the board.” Many reports have blamed the firing of Altman on a culture clash within OpenAI between Sutskever as Chief Scientist and Altman. Sutskever felt that Altman was pushing for GPTs while Sutskever worried about an autonomous AI future.

Brad Lightcap, OpenAI COO Brad Lightcap Sending an internal memo Altman’s firing was not due to misconduct, according to the statement. Altman was invited to OpenAI headquarters on Sunday by the board under pressure from OpenAI investors and employees. You are welcome to stay as a Guest After two days of negotiations, the talks ended early on Monday morning.

Altman’s loyal employees are still a majority. On Saturday morning, hundreds of OpenAI staffers were in attendance. posting heart emoji On X, in solidarity with Altman Twitter, ““I love the Openai team.” And on Monday morning hundreds of employees began posting The term “OpenAI is nothing without its people,” Retweeting in solidarity is a great way to show your support.

But there are still important questions about the reasons why the board fired Altman. Sutskever and the board have yet to explain the reasoning behind the decision. Sutskever is now regretting the decision and requesting the resignation of the entire board, which technically includes him. The story has become even more bizarre.

In response to a Tweet Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer expressed regret to Every co-founder Dan Shipper for the apparent split of OpenAI. Writer, “I’m sad too – the crazy governance model allowed this to happen. The fact that Ilya now regrets just shows how broken and underadvised they are/were. They call them board deliberations because you are supposed to be deliberate.”