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AWS’ Dave Levy on Early Learnings From COVID-19 HPC Consortium

Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of federal business at Amazon Web Services and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there are three early lessons from the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium and one is the capability of new technology platforms to help researchers expedite their work. "Tools including deep learning and artificial intelligence are reducing time to insight for researchers around the world," Levy wrote in a blog post published Thursday.

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White House Asks Tech Firms to Help Combat COVID-19; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House on Wednesday called on technology companies to help the government in its campaign against the new coronavirus, The Hill reported Wednesday. “The White House’s top priority is ensuring the safety and health of the American people amid the COVID-19 outbreak," Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during a phone call Wednesday. "Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort."

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