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Coin Genetics 189 days, 1 hours ago


Hey there, fellow crypto enthusiasts! 🚀

Guess what? Our pals at OpenAI, the genius minds behind our beloved ChatGPT, are considering something wild — they’re thinking about making their very own AI chips. 🧩

But wait, why would they do that, you ask? Well, it’s all because of a chip shortage crisis. You see, the world’s gone bananas for AI, and OpenAI’s CEO, Sam Altman, is on a mission to get more AI chips in their hands.

You know those graphics processing units (GPUs) from Nvidia that we all can’t seem to get enough of? They’re in short supply, and that’s been giving OpenAI a real headache. 🤯

So, Sam Altman’s like, “We need more chips, and we need ’em fast!” 😫

The thing is, running our chatty friend ChatGPT is like feeding it gold coins, it’s pricey! If ChatGPT were as popular as Google (which, let’s be honest, it’s pretty darn close), OpenAI would need to invest a whopping $50 billion in GPUs and another $15 billion in chips every year! 💰💰

So, OpenAI’s come up with a plan: they’re thinking about making their very own custom AI chips. 🛠️

If they do it, they’ll join the cool club with Google and Amazon, who’ve already designed their own chips. But, and here’s the funny part, this isn’t like making pancakes on a Sunday morning. 🥞 It’s gonna cost OpenAI big time, possibly hundreds of millions of dollars a year. And there’s no guarantee it’ll work out like a charm!

But guess what? There’s a plot twist! 🎉

OpenAI’s not just dreaming of making chips; they’re also looking to buy a chip company. It’s like going shopping for chips but on a whole new level! 🛒

Whether they DIY or go shopping, it’s gonna take them a few years to sort this chip mess out. In the meantime, they’ll still be best buds with Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices for their chip fix.

But here’s the deal, folks. The demand for special AI chips is skyrocketing, especially since ChatGPT came into the scene. So, this chip quest is a big deal! 🚁

And you know what’s even more exciting? Microsoft, who’s like OpenAI’s cousin, is cooking up its own chip too! OpenAI’s testing it, so they might just become chip buddies. 🍟

Now, there are some giants like Meta who’ve faced chip troubles of their own, but that’s a whole other story! 🙈

So, there you have it, our buddies at OpenAI are on a chipper adventure, and it’s a wild ride! Let’s see where it takes them and how it’ll spice up the crypto world. Until next time, keep your crypto close and your chips closer! 😄💰🚀


OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, is in the works to develop custom AI hardware chips. was originally published in Coinmonks on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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