The OpenAI-Sam Altman saga continues to dominate the headlines in the artificial intelligence space for the 5th day in a row. Today, November 21, reports revealed that OpenAI is now under intense discussions to quell the staff mutiny that saw 500+ employees threatening to resign from the company if Altman was not reinstated. In other news, Wipro and Nvidia formed a partnership to help healthcare companies accelerate the adoption of AI. This and more in today's AI roundup. Let us take a closer look.
OpenAI is reportedly engaged in "intense discussions" to address internal turmoil after the removal of CEO Sam Altman. A memo from vice president of global affairs Anna Makanju, obtained by Bloomberg reveals concern among employees, with many threatening to quit unless Altman returns. The disarray followed Altman's removal and the unexpected appointment of Emmett Shear, former Twitch chief, as interim CEO by the board. The company is working to unify its workforce amid the unrest.
"OpenAI management is in touch with Altman, Shear and the board “but they are not prepared to give us a final response this evening,” Makanju wrote in the memo.
Wipro has partnered with Nvidia to foster healthcare companies to adopt generative AI in healthcare, as per a report by PTI. The collaboration involves utilizing Nvidia's AI software to enhance Wipro's existing healthcare solutions in areas like the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare, and Medicaid. The aim is to deliver scalable AI-enabled innovations for the healthcare industry and advance healthcare solutions with powerful computing capabilities, as stated by Wipro Enterprise Futuring President and Managing Partner Nagendra Bandaru.
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