πŸš€ OpenAI explores developing its own AI chips to address chip shortage for AI training.

– Discussions on AI chip strategies within OpenAI started last year.

– Options include acquiring an AI chip manufacturer or designing chips internally.

– CEO Sam Altman prioritizes acquiring more AI chips.

– OpenAI currently relies on GPU-based hardware for AI models.

– Generative AI demand strains GPU supply chain.

– Sky-high cost of GPUs for OpenAI's workloads.

– Creating AI chips is not new; Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are doing it.

– OpenAI has substantial funding for R&D.

– Developing custom AI chips is a challenging and costly endeavor.