The top stories of the first half of 2021
These 12 stories are the ones that really resonated with the Amazon Science audience in the first six months of this year.
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The 12 most popular stories of 2021 (so far)
How acoustic event detection helps Alexa Guard understand what might warrant an alert — and what just might be a microwave beeping.
The Middle Mile team manages complexity and scale in making routing decisions across the company’s expansive transportation network.
International Women's Day was March 8 with the theme: #ChooseToChallenge. We spoke to scientists at Amazon to get their perspective.
How a team of designers, scientists, developers, and engineers worked together to create a truly unique device in Echo Show 10.
The Amazon economist says lessons from her mother taught her a lot about how the world works, and why economics plays such a vital role.
While these systems look like other robot arms, they embed advanced technologies that will shape Amazon's robot fleet for years to come.
Their doctoral degrees help these product managers bridge the gap between business and science.
The Amazon research manager was included on a list of individuals 40 and younger who are projected to play a leading role in Africa’s economic future.
“Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the Alexa team has shown incredible adaptability and grit, delivering scientific results that are already making a difference for our customers and will have long-lasting effects,” Rohit Prasad.
Amazon vice president Stefano Soatto writes about the work his team is doing to making AI more "graceful", including publishing papers on backward-compatible updates to ML models and more.
In its collaboration with the NFL, AWS contributes cloud computing technology, machine learning services, business intelligence services — and, sometimes, the expertise of its scientists.
How an Amazon quantum computing scientist won the first-ever quantum chess tournament.