Category: chat-gpt

I’m a cybersecurity expert who likes using AI. But I’d never share a few things with ChatGPT or its competitors.

Most companies don’t have AI policies, but take care not to upload sensitive data to a bot. iStock; BI A cybersecurity expert warns against oversharing with AI chatbots like ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini. Chat data can be used to train generative AI and can make personal data searchable. Many companies lack AI policies, leading employees to unknowingly risk confidential information. This as-told-to essay is based…

A researcher fired by OpenAI published a 165-page essay on what to expect from AI in the next decade. We...

GPT-4 helped us distill Leopold Aschenbrenner’s lengthy essay into a few digestible takeaways. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Fired researcher Leopold Aschenbrenner published a 165-page essay on the future of AI. Aschenbrenner’s treatise discusses rapid AI progress, security implications, and societal impact. Here’s what GPT-4 thinks about Aschenbrenner’s predictions. Over the past few months, several employees have left OpenAI, citing concerns about the company’s commitment…

Signal CEO: OpenAI’s ScarJo stunt is some ‘edge lord’ nonsense

Meredith Whittaker Photo by Doug Cody, courtesy of O’Reilly Media Signal’s CEO criticized OpenAI’s handling of the Scarlett Johansson controversy in a TechCrunch interview. Meredith Whittaker said OpenAI’s leadership is pulling “disrespectful” and “unnecessary” “Edge Lord bullshit.” Johansson accused OpenAI of stealing her voice for its “Sky” assistant, which OpenAI denies. Meredith Whittaker isn’t holding back against OpenAI. Signal’s CEO has weighed in on the OpenAI-Scarlett Johansson…

BlackRock’s COO said he gave his staff a memo written by ChatGPT and they couldn’t tell AI wrote it

BlackRock COO Robert Goldstein said his company’s board (not pictured) couldn’t tell that the memo he handed to them was written by ChatGPT. Maskot via Getty Images; Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images BlackRock staff couldn’t tell that that a strategy memo on AI was written by AI itself. The company’s COO Robert Goldstein told Fortune that his team used ChatGPT to write the memo. “No…

Another top OpenAI exec just announced he’s out, hours after Ilya Sutskever said he’s leaving the company

OpenAI released the latest version of its GPT tool NurPhoto Jan Leike, the co-lead of OpenAI’s superalignment group, announced his resignation on Tuesday. Leike’s exit follows the departure of Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI cofounder and chief scientist. Their departures come amid a series of high-profile exits from OpenAI’s safety team in recent months. OpenAI’s leadership shakeup continues with the departure of Jan Leike, who tweeted on…

OpenAI may have finally cracked the code on voice interactions with AI

Cha Pornea for BI This post originally appeared in the Insider Today newsletter. You can sign up for Business Insider’s daily newsletter here. Hello! Miss Teen USA is turning into the pageant no one seems to want to win. After the initial winner resigned her position, this year’s first runner-up declined to take over as queen. Here’s a timeline of all the drama.  In today’s…

Sam Altman wants to make AI like a ‘super-competent colleague that knows absolutely everything’ about your life

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman wants AI to serve as a “super-competent colleague” for everyone. Markus Schreiber/AP OpenAI CEO Sam Altman described the ultimate AI app to the MIT Technology Review. He envisions a ‘super-competent colleague,’ a major upgrade from ChatGPT, which he called “dumb.” Altman’s vision is that AI will take on real-world tasks — not just function as a chatbot. In Sam Altman’s vision…

Sam Altman says this communication skill will help you level up in life

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman says speaking with brevity is a skill that can help people get ahead in life. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images OpenAI CEO Sam Altman shared some advice on how to get ahead in life: be a concise communicator. The CEO calls the ability to condense five minutes of speech into 30 seconds a “big unlock.”  Asking a friend to concisely rephrase your…

Oh look at that! Now Google is using AI to answer search queries.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, whose company is racing to figure out AI. Justin Sullivan/Getty Google is testing AI-generated answers in regular search results. The experiments are labeled as “AI overviews” and began about a month ago in the US and the UK. Remember when Google’s purpose was to compile lists of sites that had the information you want? That was a long time ago. Sure, you’ve…

Meet newly minted billionaire Sam Altman, the OpenAI CEO who learned to code at 8

Sam Altman is well known in the startup scene in Silicon Valley. Courtesy of Sam Altman Forbes just declared OpenAI CEO Sam Altman a billionaire.  Before OpenAI, he was well-known in Silicon Valley as president of startup accelerator Y-Combinator. Here’s how the serial entrepreneur got his start — and ended up helming the most-watched AI company. Sam Altman, 38, has been added to Forbes’ billionaires…

Why it’s already too late to stop the AI apocalypse

The algorithms that undergird our digital lives are increasingly making questionable decisions that enrich the powerful and wreck the lives of average people. Claire Merchlinsky for BI Imagine you’re a hedge-fund manager who’s trying to gain an edge. To maximize returns, you decide to install the latest technology that allows a computer to interpret the changing winds of the market and make thousands of orders…

A lot of what you’re hearing about AI is pure hype

iStock; BI Maybe AI will kill us all. Maybe it will steal our jobs. Maybe it will be awesome and improve our lives beyond our imaginations. Or, perhaps, this is all hype, and it’s doomed to go the way of the metaverse. Amid all the unknowns that surround artificial intelligence, one thing is true: Almost everyone is a little bit lying about it at the…

Elon Musk and Sam Altman founded OpenAI together, but are now at odds in a lawsuit. Here’s the history of...

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and Elon Musk Getty Elon Musk helped found OpenAI, but he has frequently criticized it in recent years and is now suing. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has called Musk a “jerk” but said the Tesla CEO “really does care” about AI risks. Here’s a history of Musk and Altman’s working relationship. Elon Musk and Sam Altman lead rival AI firms and…