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“Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-17-2018 07:18 PM
by kbot
Amazon is seeking to build a global “brain” for the Pentagon called JEDI, a weapon of unprecedented surveillance and killing power, a profoundly aggressive weapon that should not be allowed to be created.

Founded in 1994 as an online book seller, Amazon is now the world’s largest online retailer, with more than 300 million customers worldwide, and net sales of $178 billion in 2017.

Amazon has built a vast, globally distributed data storage capacity and sophisticated artificial intelligence programs to propel its retail business that it hopes to use to win a $10 billion Pentagon contract to create the aforementioned “brain” that goes by the project name Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, a moniker obviously concocted to yield the Star Wars acronym — JEDI.

As of the October 12, 2018, deadline for submitting proposals for JEDI, Amazon is the betting favorite for the contract, which will go to just one bidder, in spite of protests by competitors, chief among them Microsoft and IBM. The Pentagon appears likely to select a winner for the contract in 2019.

https://truthout.org/articles/alexa-dro ... s-warfare/

Words fail me.........

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-18-2018 01:06 PM
by Malaria_Kidd II
I hate it when FF get's 2 posts when 1 was intended! :oops:

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-18-2018 01:08 PM
by Malaria_Kidd II
:realmad: B S!

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-21-2018 12:03 PM
by kbot
Tell the folks at Fortune, the Pentagon and the GAO......

Oracle Claimed that Bidding for the Pentagon's Massive Cloud Contract Favors Amazon. The Government Is Unconvinced

Oracle has failed in its bid to protest against a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract bidding process that the company—and many others—claim is designed for Amazon to win.

Oracle has been complaining about the bidding process for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud, or JEDI, for months. It and other bidders such as Google, which withdrew its bid last month, said the contract should be split between different providers rather than going to just one winner. The idea is that this benefits Amazon because Amazon already has big government cloud contracts, most notably a $600 million deal with the CIA.

http://fortune.com/2018/11/15/oracle-pe ... complaint/

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-21-2018 06:10 PM
by Malaria_Kidd II
That Pentagon needs a local home bound JEDI brain to keep trillions in mystery money from disappearing like magic!

Alexa voice generated print outs on computers may write unintended words getting China, Russia, and US, as in us, in a world of hurt kbot!

BS! Again!

MK II

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-21-2018 06:10 PM
by Malaria_Kidd II
That Pentagon needs a local home bound JEDI brain to keep trillions in mystery money from disappearing like magic!

Alexa voice generated print outs on computers may write unintended words getting China, Russia, and US, as in us, in a world of hurt kbot!

BS! Again!

MK II

There, take that twice! :P

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-21-2018 07:07 PM
by kbot
Have you ever seen a Pentagon project that as not lost money MK?

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-23-2018 06:04 PM
by Malaria_Kidd II
Nope! Who knows kbot, it could be that the computer age might have made their budgeted dollars easier to loose! :lol:

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-23-2018 07:15 PM
by kbot
Just a few keystrokes and its all sent to offshore accounts......

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-24-2018 01:54 AM
by Malaria_Kidd II
kbot wrote:
12-23-2018 07:15 PM
Just a few keystrokes and its all sent to offshore accounts......
The largest office building the world over can be in charge? of outer space accounts like DARPA and more from any Vader's dark side. Hence a trillion bucks plus was found missing the day before 4 volunteer terrorists proved they had learned to fly 4 hijacked commercial airliners! :confused:

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-24-2018 12:00 PM
by kbot
"Nothing to see here.........keep the line moving......."

Re: “Alexa, Drop a Bomb”: Amazon Wants in on US Warfare

Posted: 12-24-2018 03:05 PM
by Doka
You must admit that we have such a vast array of "End Time" stuff to choose from! But, I know in my heart, that's not the biggest problem we face............The Biggest Problem is living well with what we have, with gratitude and joy.

Stay tuned I'll be back with more End Time stuff, too :D Right after I have a joyful Chritmas Day with family and friends of which I am so greatful to have been blessed with!

PS I won't be having an "Alexa" in my house anytime soon,