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The video is impressive, but the mod looks like it’d be entirely unplayable, the long delays before responses are a bit painful, I also suspect there's no way to move the plot forward with these interactions. But it's an impressive start.
"The waste should really be a chief selling point for nuclear energy, particularly for those who care about the environment: There’s not very much of it, it’s easily contained, it becomes safer with time and it can be recycled." It's also unusually easy to find, geiger counters are much simpler than the mass spectrometer required to find many other hazardous materials.
The questions came from r/AskDocs, but perhaps more importantly, this was done with ChatGPT 3.5. If you're wondering, they had a panel of experts review the responses blind. Relatedly, there's a thread about ChatGPT explaining a pun that took me multiple reads to understand.
Part of a short thread about India's progress, there are now more Indian Internet users than Americans. Here's another thread summarizing how the mood in India is very optimistic. Oh, also South Korea is about to pass the UK in GDP per capita.