Season 7 — Episode 6 November 29, 2023

Turbulence at OpenAI — Our Take-Aways

Felix and Mihir discuss how Sam Altman was fired and reinstated over the course of just a few days. Was the board right to dismiss Altman? Does the turmoil change how we think about hybrid organizations that combine nonprofit and for-profit motives? What does the episode teach us about the future of AI? Plus, we look at the reasons why men now die even earlier than women. What do the numbers say about being male today?

Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:

Bodies (Netflix Series)

Taskmaster ( Tv Show)


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