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Microsoft and AWS reportedly [PDF] scored subcontracts totalling $50m with the US Department of Defense to develop algorithms capable of recognizing objects from military drone footage after Google pulled out from the controversial Project Maven. This is according to public subcontractor data trawled through by TechInquiry, a …

  1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge


    If you showed the drones pictures of toy peace keepers could they learn to tell the difference?

  2. IGnatius T Foobar !

    too much

    In case it isn't already obvious ... there is WAY too much concentration of power in AWS and Azure ... both need to be broken up into bite-size pieces.

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