The vast majority of OpenAI employees (more than 700 out of 770) have signed a letter threatening to resign unless the current board resigns and reinstates company co-founder Sam Altman as CEO. In this respect reports Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
All of the signatories are threatening to switch from OpenAI to Microsoft. They said they could not accept management that was not competent, thoughtful and compassionate.
According to the WSJ, the letter was also signed by OpenAI chief scientist Ilya Sutskever. Sutskever is one of four board members who previously voted for Altman’s resignation.
Altman is currently employed by Microsoft. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is ready to take everything back and let Altman return to OpenAI. Nadella said he would cooperate no matter what.
OpenAI is an American artificial intelligence (AI) technology company founded in 2015 by Sam Altman and Greg Brockman. The company’s main product is the GPT language model, from which the ChatGPT chatbot with more than 100 million weekly users was created.
Previously Sam Altman stated About the reluctance to return to OpenAI.
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