Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon End of Year Wrap

Amazonia for 31 December 2018 Highlights: Amazon Does Ontologies Amazon Drones Stalled More Store Fronts and More Pressure on Delivery Services Amazon Flicks to Physical Theaters Play Ball with Amazon Amazon Wants to AWS Health Care Amazon Solimo: Stalled? What’s a Solimo

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Update…

Amazonia Update Sharing the Digital Goodies Amazon Means Delivering the Goods Alleged Dirty Tricks The Amazon Marketplace Jungle AWS: How Big? $600 Billion Big Crystal City to Gleam Again? What? Us Worry? Ask FedEx and UPS Amazon In House Brands Read post with links.

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Update Including Lockheed Martin Satellite Grid Deal…

Amazonia for December 10, 2018 What’s with Amazon in the space data game? We learned  about “Amazon’s Plan to Profit from Space Data” from the Daily Herald. Here’s the plan: “Rather than build its own satellite dishes and ground stations, the company has brokered an exclusive “multiyear strategic business agreement” with Bethesda-based defense contractor Lockheed …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Opens a New Front in the Cloud Wars

Amazon Opens a New Front in the Cloud Wars Vice president of infrastructure Peter DeSantis introduced the AWS Graviton Processor Monday night, adding a third chip option for cloud customers alongside instances that use processors from Intel and AMD. The company did not provide a lot of details about the processor itself, but DeSantis said …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Tid-Bits

Amazonia The little ecommerce company has been beavering away. Amazon Basics Now Includes ARM Server CPUs Amazon Sells a Lot over the Holiday New Gizmo Coming? Amazon Offers Free Online Class to Train You to Use AWS Has Microsoft got the Windows 10 update working yet? What about Azure log ins? Two Seattle companies. Which …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon – A Succulent Target for Criticism

Amazon: A Succulent Target for Criticism Heads up, Amazon, not everyone loves your shopping service. One example is the profane bassoonist. Yeah, that type of person exists in Amazonland. The story of the bassoon strap, a subscription service, and other money grubbing methods employed by the digital superstore infuse “What If Amazon.com Actually…Is A Horrible …

Stephen E. Arnold: The Post-Amazon Post-Google Wunderkind: Alon Halevy at Megagon

Megagon Labs BigGorilla is an open-source data integration and data preparation ecosystem (powered by Python) to enable data scientists to perform integration and analysis of data. And much more…

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Police State Stuff….

Amazon Police State Stuff, employees rebel, some good news (Amazon misrepresents…) I have been following the Amazon response to employee demands to cut off the US government. Put that facial recognition technology on “ice.” The issue is an intriguing one; for example, Rekognition plugs into DeepLens. DeepLens connects with Sagemaker. The construct allows some interesting …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Global TakeOver Removing Open Source Plums from the Marketplace

Amazon: Global Takeover to Leverage the Cloud From bookstores to grocery stores to even video stores, we have gotten used to the idea that Amazon is impossible to stop once it begins in a new market. However, some folks re worried about a market that Amazon has been involved with for a while. We learned …