The creator of ChatGPT announced the end of the home office: “It was a mistake and it’s finished”

sam altmanthe CEO of OpenIAcompany creator of the revolutionary artificial intelligence ChatGPTcriticized the remote work and maintained that it is time to return to the face-to-face. While the World Health Organization declares the end of the emergency COVID-19the restriction measures taken at the time are also completely abandoned.

The expansion of telecommuting at the expense of pandemic was imminent and, once considered complete, many companies chose to return to the offices partially or totally, as is the case of Twitterthe company of Elon Musk.

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Although Altman acknowledged that the views around the home office have changed due to the challenges that were presented in previous years, he also maintained that it was “one of the worst mistakes that the technology industry had in many years.”

In addition, he said that this made many startups think that “they did not need to be in person to work and, therefore, there would be no loss of creativity”, at the same time, he emphasized that remote work generates “more confusion”.

At a conference organized by finitech Stripe, the director of ChatGPT sentence that “the experiment on this is over”, and added: “The technology still not good enough so that people can be completely remote forever, particularly in startups.”

Altman against teleworking: “Remote work is even less fashionable than face-to-face work”

In January of this year, the founder of OpenIA He had already spoken out against work through his Twitter account, where he expressed that “tech companies that rushed to use remote work permanently made a big mistake”, and he finished, “the cracks are starting to show”.

In your message, altman also sentence: “Remote work is even less fashionable than face-to-face workBut I still believe in that too!”

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Within minutes, the CEO posted a new Tweet clarifying that “some of the best talent is working remotely, and we will continue to support them forever,” adding, “so don’t let hating San Francisco stop you from applying to OpenIA.” .

Finally, in response to the criticism he received from netizens, Altman explained that he thinks the best modality is hybrid.

Large companies seek to end the Home Office

The perspective of the creator of ChatGPT is shared by many companies that aim to make remote work do not encourage hard work. A concept coined by the Microsoft company that spread among different businessmen about the fear of unproductive staff who works from home.

He Disney CEO, those employees go to the office at least four days a week, agreed that creativity is affected by remote work. In a message sent to the workers, they expressed that “in a creative business like ours, nothing can replace the ability to connect, observe and create with colleagues by being physically together.

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In turn, also Apple CEO called remote work “the mother of all experiments” and has since set goals for increasing face-to-face. To such an extent that they would be delivering warnings to those who do not go to work at the office at least 3 times a week.

Goal is another of the companies that has tried to highlight the benefits of returning to work from their facilities. it’s own mark zuckerberg who, in his preaching about “the year of efficiency”, argues that time in person “helps to build relationships and do more things.

in coincidence, andy jassy, CEO of Amazon, He stated, in the message that informed the staff that they were going back to the office at least three days a week, that there is something “in being face to face with others, looking into their eyes and seeing that being completely immersed in what whatever they’re arguing about and it brings people together.”

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There are still companies that encourage remote work

Contrary to the trend that seeks to end teleworking, there are companies and workers that reject a full return to face-to-face work. Among them, the idea persists that companies want exercise more control over your employees. That it is not a problem of productivity, but of distrust

Among the companies that have reinforced teleworking, with the aim of win competitivenessit’s found atlasian, a large software company. This company incorporated remote work into its organizational structure and created the ‘Team Anyware’ program, which gives its teleworkers greater flexibility in terms of time and place.

Currently, most companies have chosen to combine remote work with a gradual increase to face-to-face, giving rise to a hybrid work model. This organization allows firms to hire and retain workers from faraway places and, at the same time, encourage other professionals to come to the office in a few days.


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