OpenAI Board Never Received Warning Letter About AI Breakthrough
Did OpenAI’s board get a warning letter about a new algorithm shortly before it fired CEO Sam Altman?
A Reuters story last week said they did. But two people familiar with the board’s thinking tell The Messenger that they didn’t, the latest complication in a complex saga that monopolized Silicon Valley’s attention for days and has highlighted the immense interest around the technology.
Moreover, the people said, it’s not clear that a letter was ever written. Reuters had previously reported that OpenAI researchers had composed a letter detailing their concerns around a secret project,...