Best of 2023

Sam Altman, Sam Bankman-Fried, or Sam the Snowman?

1. Everything is running happily and smoothly.

2. Pull up an ice block and lend an ear!

3. Some people say “risk,” some people say “opportunity.”

4. You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen.

5. Real christmas eve energy rn.

6. What matters most in the end is how we give back.

7. Yessir, our friends were really on their way, but not one of them knew where they were going.

8. These two didn’t have any idea about what they were letting themselves in for.

9. People always make the mistake of calling an idea small or stupid because they don’t understand how it’s going to evolve.

10. As good as everyone feels, this is no time for celebrating.

11. I didn’t knowingly commingle funds.

12. The mission continues.

13. What’s the matter? Haven’t you ever seen a talking snowman before?

14. Aside from the abominable, business goes on as usual.

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Sam Altman, Former & Current CEO of OpenAI: 5, 9, 12

Sam Bankman-Fried, Former CEO of FTX: 3, 6, 11

Sam the Snowman: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14