Posted on November 22, 2023November 23, 2023Categories Tech   Leave a comment on Here's a timeline of the OpenAI saga with CEO Sam Altman

Here's a timeline of the OpenAI saga with CEO Sam Altman

First, they fire him. Then, he “joins” Microsoft. Now, Sam Altman is back as CEO of OpenAI. How did this happen? So, that just happened. Over the past week, the entire tech industry has been glued to their screens as the leading artificial intelligence company and creator of ChatGPT, OpenAI, was embroiled in a power struggle that saw its CEO fired, replaced twice, and eventually …

Posted on November 22, 2023November 23, 2023Categories Tech   Leave a comment on Google Meet can now detect your 'hand raises' in real life. Here’s how to activate the feature.

Google Meet can now detect your 'hand raises' in real life. Here’s how to activate the feature.

No need to press the “Raise Hand” button anymore. Google Meet now detects when you raise your hand in real life, so you no longer need to reach for the “hand raise” button to get someone’s attention. This gesture detection is not on by default. You must enable it by going to More Options > Reactions > Hand Raise Gesture. How …

Posted on November 22, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on What to know about OpenAI’s failed coup

What to know about OpenAI’s failed coup

He’s back! | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Sam Altman is back at OpenAI. What happens to its safety mission? So, OpenAI had a weird week. The hottest company in tech just saw the removal, replacement, and reinstatement of its superstar CEO, Sam Altman in the span of five days. It also saw, as a result of that Altman drama, the removal and replacement of most of its board of directors. In the middle of this, almost every OpenAI employee threatened to … Continue reading “What to know about OpenAI’s failed coup”

Posted on November 22, 2023November 23, 2023Categories Tech   Leave a comment on Not even Paris Hilton wants to advertise on Twitter / X

Not even Paris Hilton wants to advertise on Twitter / X

X's partnership with Hilton couldn't stop her company from suspending ads over antisemitic content. Elon Musk’s endorsement of an antisemitic conspiracy — and a report showing big brands’ ads on pro-Nazi content — has resulted in lost ad revenue dollars for X from Apple, Disney, and now celebrity socialite Paris Hilton. Just last month, X CEO Linda Yaccarino announced a …

Posted on November 22, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on OpenAI’s board may have been right to fire Sam Altman — and to rehire him, too

OpenAI’s board may have been right to fire Sam Altman — and to rehire him, too

Sam Altman, the poster boy for AI, was ousted from his company OpenAI. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images The alternative — a mass exodus of OpenAI’s top talent to Microsoft — would have been worse. The seismic shake-up at OpenAI — involving the firing and, ultimately, the reinstatement of CEO Sam Altman — came as a shock to almost everyone. But the truth is, the company was probably always going to reach a breaking point. It was built on a fault … Continue reading “OpenAI’s board may have been right to fire Sam Altman — and to rehire him, too”

Posted on November 22, 2023November 23, 2023Categories Tech   Leave a comment on 'ChatGPT Voice' is now available to free users. Here's how to speak with it.

'ChatGPT Voice' is now available to free users. Here's how to speak with it.

Amid all the drama, OpenAI is still shipping new features ChatGPT‘s voice chat, a feature that lets you use vocal-based prompts to converse with OpenAI’s chatbot, is now available to all users. Despite OpenAI’s drama and chaos causing shockwaves in the media, it looks like employees are still keeping their heads on straight …