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TWiT 954: Waiting For the Pope Smoke - OpenAI fires Altman, Apple RCS support, PlayStation Portal, The Abyss 4K

TWiT 954: Waiting For the Pope Smoke - OpenAI fires Altman, Apple RCS support, PlayStation Portal, The Abyss 4K

Update: 2023-11-20
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  • Discussion of the surprise firing of Sam Altman as CEO of OpenAI by the board

  • Explanation of the complicated structure of OpenAI as a nonprofit with a for-profit subsidiary

  • Debate around the board's goals to slow down AI development versus Altman's push for progress

  • Analysis of the ripple effects on Microsoft and partners who invested heavily in OpenAI

  • Thoughts on cautions versus opportunities with generative AI and large language models

  • News about Apple supporting RCS for higher quality messaging with Android

  • Review of PlayStation Portal requiring PS5 for streaming

  • Reactions to misspelled Evangelion motherboard from Asus

  • Anticipation for 4K restoration of The Abyss and True Lies from James Cameron

  • Discussion of YouTube disclosure rules for AI-generated content

  • Analysis of recent advertising pullouts from Twitter and Musk's behavior

  • Talk about pop culture offerings making the hosts happy this week

  • Speculation about resolution of OpenAI leadership by 8pm deadline

Host: Devindra Hardawar


Guests: Paris Martineau, Alex Lindsay, and Anthony Ha


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TWiT 954: Waiting For the Pope Smoke - OpenAI fires Altman, Apple RCS support, PlayStation Portal, The Abyss 4K

TWiT 954: Waiting For the Pope Smoke - OpenAI fires Altman, Apple RCS support, PlayStation Portal, The Abyss 4K

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