“Before I got laid off in 2018, I would’ve shared the same sentiments as the Berkeley citizens who stand against RV dwellers today. But now knowing what it’s like to slip into homelessness and financial insecurity, I see things in a different light. I encourage everyone to stop and realize that RV dwellers are not the problem here.”
Folding@Home, a long-standing distributed computing project, recent added COVID-19-related research tasks to its list of projects. Organized by Washington University, Folding@Home (FAH) allows individuals to contribute computing time to Stanford’s research efforts.
Does anyone actually look at Amazons AWS hardware created by Israeli chip maker Annapurna, Amazon’s hardware arm?
Annapurna used to make NAS SoCs for Mossad, IDF, and Shin Bet, now they are making money mills for the President of the World, Mr. Bezos.
If you don’t know what AWS is, it’s the way AMZ has monetized colo hosting and virtualized netowork computing, more commonly known as “the cloud.”
AMZ is directly competing with Microsoft, Oracle, Google, and other cloud providers.
The AWS platform hosts many of the worlds web servers, cloud programs, and backend network software.
Amazon’s worldwide network of servers that provide cloud computing services host deep learning, machine learning, Aritifical Intelligences made by Amazon and third parties which use this hardware to learn more faster than we mere humans can.
These AWS nodes are massive!
AMZ says “Best price performance for general purpose workloads in Amazon EC2 with balanced compute, memory, and networking”
The AWS Graviton2 was announced in December 2019 at Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2019. It features:
CPU: 64x Arm Neoverse N1 @ up to 2.5 GHz
Enhanced Network Bandwidth: Up to 25 Gbit/s
EBS Bandwidth: Up to 18.5 Gbit/s
AWS Deployment: Amazon 6th Generation M6g, R6g and C6g instances