Interesting Data Gigs # 69: Sam Altman and Greg Brockman are out of OpenAI, X.com/jobs and more
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Hey Data Geek.
And it seems the situation was not very pretty, according to Greg and Sam:
Sam and I are shocked and saddened by what the board did today.
Let us first say thank you to all the incredible people who we have worked with at OpenAI, our customers, our investors, and all of those who have been reaching out.
We too are still trying to figure out exactly… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
— Greg Brockman (@gdb)
Nov 18, 2023
But the most interesting thing is the last post from Sam:
if i start going off, the openai board should go after me for the full value of my shares
— Sam Altman (@sama)
Nov 18, 2023
This will be a fun week to watch.
This move from OpenAI proved once again that job security is an illusion, and you need to “own your thing”.
Why? Sam, Greg (and the amazing team there) created a monster from 0 to $80 Billion. A lot of value was created, and still: he was fired for a “misalignment with the board”?
There a still of things that need to be clarified in this story, but the fact is that he is out of the company.
The best revenge for Sam and Greg? Build something bigger than OpenAI.
X Jobs Platform
leaving this here in case anyone needs a job
— X (@X)
Nov 17, 2023
Outside of the OpenAI drama, there is good news for job seekers: X just launched its Jobs platform: x.com/jobs, and if you make a quick search for Data Engineer positions in San Francisco, there are a lot of open roles there:
But, for example: if you are a Verified Organization (with the Gold sign), you can see the open roles in the X profile of the company. An example of Perplexity AI:
Perhaps, you could find your next role at X. Who knows !!!
Adjust your search and keep an eye on X on this development.
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