‘Like being at a Taylor Swift concert’: OpenAI arrival sets Dublin abuzz

An event organised by Sam Altman’s firm in the Digital Docklands drew a rare level of excitement from the local tech scene

Jason Kwon Chief strategy officer of Open AI and Patrick Walsh, chief executive of Dogpatch Labs at and event in Dogpatch Labs in Dublin

There was a giddy air of excitement last week when OpenAI came out of hiding and said hello to Dublin.

The company behind ChatGPT has kept a low profile since confirming plans to establish an operation in the city last September.

Given the difficulties the tech sector has faced of late, there hasn’t been much to cheer. But the arrival of what is arguably the hottest company in the world to Dublin, with an event ...