Amazon does not meet the requirements for anonymity, identity, privacy, and security. Indeed it appears to be taking inappropriate liberties in cross-correlating across silos of data that have an expectation of privilege.
The open source cloud platform sees a rise in unique installations, as well as more integration with commercial clouds.
There is a strong trend to multi-cloud integration among OpenStack users. Close to half, 48 percent, indicate that they also interact with other clouds — up from 38 percent a year ago. Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the most popular cloud interacting with OpenStack deployments, at 48 percent, though this is down from 58 percent a year ago.
With Socom embracing Palantir for maybe three years, my question is, “Does Palantir have safeguards in place which will make a third Buzzfeed type article a low probability or 0.000001 event? Yikes, two articles based on what may be leaked internal information. What happens if sensitive military information goes walkabout?
and on a more positive note, we are honored to have this idea noticed and further promulgated:
For as long as data have been generated about cities various kinds of data-informed urbanism have been occurring. In this paper, I argue that a new era is presently unfolding wherein data-informed urbanism is increasingly being complemented and replaced by data-driven, networked urbanism. . . . HOWEVER, whilst data-driven, networked urbanism provides a set of solutions for urban problems, it does so within limitations and in the service of particular interests.
A dustup ensues after Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst asserts that the public cloud is ‘obscenely expensive.’ Guess who’s pushing back?
CERN has recently published a paper which outlines the establishment of the European Open Science Cloud that will enable digital science by introducing IT as a Service to the public research sector in Europe.