Ilya Sutskever and 500 other OpenAI employees just threatened to resign

OpenAI DevDay keynote: ChatGPT usage this year.

Depending on how you look at the OpenAI CEO mess that helped Microsoft's Satya Nadella acquire a big chunk of the talent behind ChatGPT without buying OpenAI, Ilya Sutskever is either the big villain or the savior we didn't know we needed.

However, Sutskever, one of the key minds behind ChatGPT AI, seems to have a big problem with the way he and other OpenAI board members ousted former CEO Sam Altman.

Sutskever (the engineer) is one of the more than 500 OpenAI employees who signed a letter to the board. They're asking the entire board to resign and bring back Sam Altman, including Sutskever, since he's currently on the board. One way or another, it seems like Ilya Sutskever will be out of at least one job soon.

The question is, what happens next, given that Sam Altman, OpenAI co-founder Greg Brockman, and other key OpenAI employees have already inked a deal with Microsoft? As a fan of Max's amazing Succession TV show, I need someone to make a movie out of all of this OpenAI nonsense. If it's not resolved by this coming weekend, we might even have a limited TV series on our hands.

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