Thought it was an interesting read with links to current state-of-the-art. Google "We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI"
Directly Competing With Open Source Is a Losing Proposition
This recent progress has direct, immediate implications for our business strategy. Who would pay for a Google product with usage restrictions if there is a free, high quality alternative without them?
And we should not expect to be able to catch up. The modern internet runs on open source for a reason. Open source has some significant advantages that we cannot replicate.
Nice! Hopefully we’re saving people from having to pay too much for Google Translate.