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Hi Vasant, I agree that there are some immediate applications of systems like ChatGPT. One I discovered is researching somewhat arcane technical problems which normally could require reading a number of documents. An example. What software necessary to install the slurm database daemon on slurm? In seconds , ChatGPT responded with appropriate step by step instructions. It performed equally well on several other technical questions, seemingly summarizing results. I assume that Google's system, LaMDA will perform equally well, when the release it to the public. I believe that the next few years will be a continuing struggle between MSFT (OpenAI) and GOOG (LaMDA) to see who will become the dominant player in Search 3.0. MSFT struck the first blow, but GOOG has scale and data and very good people. Stay tuned.

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