What does Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia mean for federal IT?

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

It could create a talent shift that reshapes federal IT contracting as it currently exists.

Regulation of facial recognition tech is the government’s job, Amazon leaders say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

"If and when that happens," Amazon will abide, AWS CEO Andy Jassy said.

Jeff Bezos pushes government to buy commercial for ‘auto-magic’ benefits

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

When agencies buy commercial capabilities, Bezos said, they "keep improving kind of ‘auto-magically’ without any effort."

IC leaders want AI to be your coworker, not your replacement

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

Intelligence leaders want analysts to see AI as a "powerful sidecar," but its adoption is not without its hurdles.

ACLU puts members of Congress in the facial recognition crosshairs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

In a test, Amazon's Rekognition software falsely identified 28 sitting members of Congress as individuals who have been arrested, the civil liberties group says.

Facial recognition technology needs federal regulation, Microsoft says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

In a blog post, company President Brad Smith wrote to express the company's support for "proactive" congressional oversight.

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