On 04/09/2020 the United States Department of Defense confirmed the granting of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract to Microsoft. Amazon Web Services immediately repudiated the award through a strongly worded blog post entitled – JEDI: Why we will continue to protest this politically corrupted contract award. In this short article Digiecon review the facts leading to this final confirmation of Microsoft as the contract winner.
Health tech has the capability to change the world and it already is. From pacemakers to VR, the health revolution is paving the way for new technology to be developed worldwide. This article looks at uncovering some of the latest developments, as well as some of the problems the newest technologies have the potential to bring.
This report maps the status of the industry in the latter-half of 2020, exploring the impact of three years of strong central government support for the technology and the impact of broader trends such as the US-China trade-war. While there is undoubtedly significant hype around artificial intelligence in China, areas such as machine learning and computer vision continue to be the focus of investment and research as China develops the capabilities for a self-sufficient AI industry.
Black Lives Matter has thrown light onto an important conversation on Artificial Intelligence and the entrenched bias within it. This article delves deep into the questions which have been pushed up the agenda in recent months providing insight into AI and where it could lead us as a society…