Jul2015

Skynet or Eagle Eye: You Decide

Skynet or Eagle Eye, you decide. There is a little military exercise going on in the U.S. called Jade Helm that you might have heard about. What makes this interesting for me is the computer systems that are involved with this military exercise. All militaries enjoy using acronyms for just about everything and J.A.D.E. H.E.L.M would be another example of that, as well. Jade actually stands for Joint Assistant for Development and Execution and from what I can tell this is a cloud system that is controlled by an Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) system and sponsored by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Oct2014

Cloud Dependency: Ubiquitous Networking

Use of the cloud depends upon ubiquitous networking. And not just everywhere, but extremely high speed as well. This came to mind as I was sitting at the top of a mountain in a national park and heard someone ask …
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