AWS Re:invent week - way too many announcements to keep track of but some big ones are AWS Fargate - running containers without infrastructure, Sagemaker to deploy and train machine learning models, lots of IoT and edge analytics/security, a serverless database, Rekognition for photo/video analysis - and I’ve said it before, if you are an infrastructure investor, this is a must attend event with unparelleled networking.
Pic showing AWS Cloud Dominance on Feature Set
Vendor2= Azure // Vendor 3 = Google // Vendor 4 = Oracle // Great idea to show the competitors via @espinozaman
AWS and enterprise adoption - also every startup holding their breath to see what AWS announces and which startups may get obliterated, Andy Jassy thinks otherwise - “How Amazon Web Services aims to win cloud computing’s next big battle”
My quote from a recent Forbes article on 2018 and AI - “If you are a software company and are not thinking about adding some type of intelligent AI layer on your product or service, then you will be lagging behind others who will. AI is like water or the air around us – it’s not a category, but it’s everywhere and will be embedded in most software we use whether we know it or not—Ed Sim, founder, Boldstart Ventures”
behavioral economics and low interest rates playing a big part in risk seeking behavior from investors - what happens when rates go up? - “Why are stocks so expensive? In part it may come down to a behavioral quirk that could be putting the market at risk.”