Ilya Sutskever: The OpenAI Genius Who Told Sam Altman He Was Fired

Nov. 21, 2023 6:53 am ET

Last Friday, Ilya Sutskever despatched a textual content message to his boss and fellow board member, Sam Altman. Could he soar on a video chat at midday Pacific time?

On the decision was the remainder of OpenAI’s board, nevertheless it was Sutskever, the corporate’s chief scientist and co-founder, who delivered the information. Altman was fired, “and the news was going out very soon.”

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