- Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is making an attempt to get forward of the race to poach OpenAI’s expertise.
- But his pitch is drawing extra curiosity from web trolls than OpenAI staff.
- One OpenAI worker wrote in response, “the company that builds tableau isn’t going to build AGI.”
After the weekend of chaos at OpenAI, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is eyeing a chance for brand new expertise.
In a publish on X printed Monday, the software program firm CEO provided quick employment and matching compensation to any OpenAI researcher desirous about becoming a member of Salesforce’s Einstein Trusted AI analysis workforce.
The responses on-line have ranged from lukewarm to a flat-out chilly shoulder to, after all, the inevitable web snark.
“Lol, like it was ever about compensation,” wrote Boris Power, OpenAI’s head of utilized analysis, in response to Benioff.
Lol, prefer it was ever about compensation. We acquired >95% in lower than 24 hours, and the compensation by no means crossed my thoughts!
Can you give us 700 of our wonderful colleagues, then we might budge 🚀
— Boris Power (@BorisMPower) November 20, 2023
OpenAI researcher Tony Wu additionally publicly declined the provide, writing on X that he was sticking with Altman till the top.
Benioff additionally pitched on to OpenAI employee Steven Heidel — who stated he would not use Microsoft Teams even when he made the leap to Microsoft — with a suggestion to make use of Slack’s messaging software as a substitute.
hear, i like slack however the firm that builds tableau is not going to construct AGI
— Steven Heidel (@stevenheidel) November 20, 2023
And then there are the trolls, a few of whom are having a discipline day with Benioff”s publish.
“Hey Marc very generous of you. I was the janitor at OpenAI, total comp $1.2m base + $50m equity,” wrote one particular person. “Looking forward to joining Salesforce!” The remark obtained 2,200 likes in 10 hours.
Hey Marc very beneficiant of you. I used to be the janitor at OpenAI, whole comp $1.2m base + $50m fairness
Look ahead to becoming a member of Salesforce!
— Not Jim Cramer (@CramerTracker) November 20, 2023
“Its kind of like we’re living in a real life episode of Silicon Valley,” wrote one other particular person.
Its type of like we’re dwelling in an actual life episode of Silicon Valley
— Boring_Business (@BoringBiz_) November 20, 2023
One particular person wrote, “I don’t work at OpenAI but I’ve been using ChatGPT for the past week and made a GPT agent that answers all of my wife’s texts with a Seinfeld joke. Could I send in my CV for consideration?”
Hey Marc, I don’t work at OpenAI however I’ve been utilizing ChatGPT for the previous week and made a GPT agent that solutions all of my spouse’s texts with a Seinfeld joke.
Could I ship in my CV for consideration?
— Trung Phan (@TrungTPhan) November 20, 2023
Internet snark apart, what stays to be seen right here is how many individuals are emailing Benioff instantly for a job — he shared his electronic mail in his authentic publish.
Benioff didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from Business Insider, despatched outdoors common enterprise hours.