Elon Musk has stirred the pot amid the very public back-and-forth between ChatGPT-parent OpenAI's ex-CEO, employees, investors, and board. With the situation seemingly unstable after CEO Sam Altman was removed, investors being blindsided, pressure on the board to reinstate Altman, and ultimate fall-through of discussions, Musk has continuously responded to posts on his social media site X, participating in the peanut gallery surrounding the fiasco.
Also Read: Be it cricket or AI, never underestimate the strategic value of grace Musk's volley came in response to a post on X, formerly Twitter, by OpenAI co-founder and board member Ilya Sutskevar, who wrote: "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." "Why did you take such a drastic action? If OpenAI is doing something potentially dangerous to humanity, the world needs to know," wrote Musk in response. Also Read: OpenAI researchers get job offers from Salesforce CEO; Sam Altman says, ‘We have more unity than before’ The post reignited debate around artificial intelligence (AI) ethics and "shady" company dealings behind closed doors among Musk's host of followers.
Many agreed with wanting to know the closed-door reasons behind Altman's sudden dismissal, while others posted an older Musk interview where he "predicted" Microsoft would "soon take control" of OpenAI. Notably, Musk served on the OpenAI Board till 2018.
The departure was not all rosy, as per Semafor. Also Read | OpenAI's investors may take legal action against the board for Sam Altman's firing: Report Investors in OpenAI, the parent company of generative artificial. Read more on livemint.com