Stories by George Nott

Stanford AI Index finds rapid technical progress and industry growth

​The number of academic papers containing the phrase ‘artificial intelligence’ has increased nine-fold since 1996, while the number of active (US-based) start-ups developing AI systems has increased by 14 times since the turn of the millennium, according to Stanford University’s inaugural AI Index.

DevOps and cloud set up Amaysim for growth

​Since its launch in 2010, Amaysim has shaken-up the Australian mobile market, pioneering a bring-your-own handset model and undercutting its more established rivals with cheap and low-commitment monthly plans.

Amazon launches bare metal EC2 instances

Amazon Web Services is giving all users direct access to its underlying hardware with the launch of EC2 bare metal instances, the company announced yesterday.

Amazon launches AR, VR development platform Sumerian

Amazon Web Services has launched a browser-based development platform which allows users without specialised programming or 3D graphics expertise to create and run virtual and augmented reality applications.