OpenAI Whistleblowers Seek Probe Into Restrictive Non-Disclosure Agreements: Washington Post Report

OpenAI’s chatbots with generative AI capabilities have stirred safety concerns (Representational) OpenAI whistleblowers have filed a complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, calling for an investigation over the artificial intelligence company’s allegedly restrictive non-disclosure agreements, the Washington Post reported on Saturday, citing a copy of the letter sent to the SEC. The whistleblowers … Read more

OpenAI Is Testing Its Powers of Persuasion

Earlier this week, Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, and Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of the health company Thrive Global, published an article in Time touting Thrive AI, a startup backed by Thrive and OpenAI’s Startup Fund. The piece suggests that AI could have a huge positive impact on public health by talking people into … Read more

OpenAI Wants AI to Help Humans Train AI

One of the key ingredients that made ChatGPT a ripsnorting success was an army of human trainers who gave the artificial intelligence model behind the bot guidance on what constitutes good and bad outputs. OpenAI now says that adding even more AI into the mix—to help assist human trainers—could help make AI helpers smarter and … Read more

OpenAI-Backed Nonprofits Have Gone Back on Their Transparency Pledges

Neither database mandates nor generally contains up-to-date versions of the records that UBI Charitable and OpenResearch had said they provided in the past. The original YC Research conflict-of-interest policy that Das did share calls for company insiders to be upfront about transactions in which their impartiality could be questioned and for the board to decide … Read more

Elon Musk Conveniently Drops Lawsuit Against OpenAI After His Hypocritical Emails Leak

Tech billionaire Elon Musk (L) arrives to inaugurate satellite unit Starlink at a community health center in Denpasar on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on May 19, 2024. Photo: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP (Getty Images) Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently dropped a lawsuit he had filed against OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, and though Musky … Read more

Apple Proved That AI Is a Feature, Not a Product

Apple’s otherworldly, flying-saucer headquarters in Cupertino, California, felt like a suitable venue this week for a bold and futuristic revamp of the company’s most prized products. With iPhone sales slowing and rivals gaining ground thanks to the rise of tools like ChatGPT, Apple offered its own generative artificial intelligence vision at its Worldwide Developer Conference … Read more

LinkedIn’s AI Career Coaches Will See You Now

Many burned-out workers have likely dreamed of hiring a career coach or résumé writer. Now, LinkedIn is introducing chats with generative AI career experts based on real people. Other new AI tools within the platform will help people write résumés and cover letters or evaluate their qualifications for jobs posted. LinkedIn has ramped up its … Read more

Elon Musk Says He’ll Ban iPhones For Staff If Apple Integrates ChatGPT Into Its Devices

Billionaire Elon Musk on Monday threatened to ban Apple devices for employees at any of his companies over a newly announced partnership between the tech giant and OpenAI, which will involve the integration of the powerful ChatGPT artificial intelligence chatbot into Apple’s operating systems later this year. “Apple shares our commitment to safety and innovation, … Read more

Danish Media Threatens to Sue OpenAI

In the latest battle between AI and the media, major Danish newspapers and TV stations are threatening to sue OpenAI unless the company compensates the country’s press for allegedly using their content to train its models. “We want remuneration for our work [which] they have used to train their model,” says Karen Rønde, CEO of … Read more

Apple’s Biggest AI Challenge? Making It Behave

Giannandrea said that Apple had focused on reducing hallucinations in its models partly by using curated data. “We have put considerable energy into training these models very carefully,” he said. “So we’re pretty confident that we’re applying this technology responsibly.” That training wheels approach to AI applies across Apple’s offering. If it works as promised, … Read more