In this intriguing podcast episode, Chris delves into the recent upheaval at OpenAI, exploring the rumors and implications surrounding Sam Altman’s brief departure and the speculated discovery of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). The discussion focuses on the buzz around AGI, referred to as Q-Star, and its potential to act with human-like capabilities. Chris shares insights on how AGI, if achieved, could represent a significant leap from current AI models, like ChatGPT, which he describes as “superannuated autocorrect.” The episode also touches on the challenges in defining and recognizing sentience in AI. Furthermore, Chris discusses his predictive insights, emphasizing the importance of timing in technological advancements and the potential impact of AI detection tools on the future of AGI development. The conversation concludes with reflections on the need for acceleration in AI advancements and the potential of entering another AI winter due to limitations in large language models.