What Actually Happened with Sam Altman and OpenAI, and What Does It Mean for the Future of Work? // Future Work #62

Future Work by Daan van Rossum

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Sam Altman is out at OpenAI. Oh, wait. He’s back.

From a firing last Friday, causing shockwaves in the industry and beyond, to a subsequent rehiring yesterday, Sam Altman has kept people busy this week.

What actually happened with Sam Allan at OpenAI? And what does it mean for the future of work? We've got it all covered in Future Work #62:

1. Sam Altman was out at OpenAI: The board of OpenAI shocked the world last Friday by suddenly announcing Sam Altman’s removal as CEO and board member. Sam founded OpenAI in 2015 with 11 others, including Elon Musk. Deep into the night on Tuesday, just four days later, Sam Altman was announced to be rehired.

2. Team members, investors, and partners were shocked: Altman's dismissal led to resignations from key positions like Greg Brockman as board chair, backlash from investors, a petiti ... 

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