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5 Cool Ways Cloud Computing is Changing the World

PLUS: OpenAI Develops AI-Assistant for Treating Cancer

In Today’s Cloudbites:

💻 How Cloud Computing Changes the World

📚 A Roadmap to Build Your Serverless Skills 

☁️ Online Cloud Events to Look Forward to

🤫 PLUS: OpenAI Develops AI-Assistant for Treating Cancer

Read time: 6 minutes

Hi friends, welcome back to Cloudbites

Today, I’ll be sharing how cloud computing has changed the world the way we work. I’ll also share some resources to help you develop your serverless skills and Cloud skills, as well as OpenAI’s latest breakthrough.


💻 How Cloud Computing is Changing the World

Cloud computing has changed the way technology and business operations work, bringing significant changes that impact the world. 

Here are 5 cool ways of how it is changing the world:

#1 Scalability and Flexibility in Business Operations

Cloud computing allows businesses to scale their operations rapidly and efficiently. 

Whether it’s scaling up to meet increased demand or scaling down to save costs during off-peak periods, Cloud services have the flexibility to adjust resources dynamically. 

This scalability enables businesses to innovate faster, launch new products quicker, and respond swiftly to market changes with effective cost measures.

#2 Empowering Remote Work and Collaboration

The advancement of cloud computing has facilitated teams to work together seamlessly from anywhere in the world. 

Activities like document sharing, real-time editing, video conferencing, and project management tools hosted in the Cloud make collaboration efficient and productive. 

This capability has become even more crucial and valuable after the Covid-19 pandemic where firms all over the world have implemented remote work practices. 

#3 Enhanced Data Security and Disaster Recovery

Robust data security features and reliable disaster recovery options are offered with certain Cloud services. 

Cloud providers like AWS and Microsoft Azure invest in cybersecurity measures like encryption, access controls, and threat detection to protect data stored in the Cloud. 

On top of that, Cloud-based backup and recovery solutions ensure that businesses can quickly recover from data loss or system failures, which minimizes downtime and ensures operations could keep on going. 

#4 Facilitating Innovation in AI and Machine Learning

Cloud computing now features powerful AI tools that were previously inaccessible to many organizations due to cost and infrastructure constraints. 

Cloud platforms offer AI services such as machine learning models, natural language processing, computer vision, and predictive analytics. 

These services empower businesses to leverage AI-driven insights, automate processes, enhance customer experiences, and drive innovation.

#5 Fostering Global Accessibility and Inclusivity

Cloud computing has access to advanced technologies and computing resources that leverage the scope for businesses, startups, and individuals. 

By eliminating the need for large upfront investments in IT infrastructure, Cloud services enable organizations of all sizes to innovate and compete on an international scale. 

This promotes economic growth, empowers entrepreneurs in emerging markets, and fosters inclusivity by providing equal opportunities for technological advancement and digital transformation across diverse communities.

📚 A Roadmap to Build Your Serverless Skills

#1 AWS Lambda Foundations [Beginner]

An introduction to AWS Lambda, covering key concepts and best practices for building serverless applications on AWS. 

Click here to get started. 

#2 Serverless - Knowledge Badge Readiness Path [Beginner]

Gain the skills you need to design and deploy serverless applications via more topics for serverless development including AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and DynamoDB.

Click here to get started. 

#3 Architecting Serverless Applications [Intermediate]

Explore advanced concepts and strategies for designing scalable, resilient, and cost-effective serverless applications on AWS.

Click here to get started. 

#4 Deploying Serverless Applications [Intermediate]

Learn how to deploy serverless applications effectively with best practices, CI/CD pipelines, and monitoring techniques on AWS Lambda.

Click here to get started. 

#5 Getting Started with Serverless [Beginner]

Learn how to build and deploy serverless applications using AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and other AWS services with this hands-on workshop.

Click here to get started. 

☁️ Online Cloud Events to Look Forward to

#1 Azure – Data Fundamentals (June 24 & 25)

Build foundational knowledge of cloud data services and relational database services in Microsoft Azure.

Click here to register. 

#2 Azure – Fundamentals (June 26 & 27)

Develop an understanding of foundational Cloud concepts and expand your knowledge of Cloud models and service types.

Click here to register.

#3 Azure – Fundamentals (June 27 & 28)

Develop an understanding of foundational Cloud concepts and expand your knowledge of Cloud models and service types.

Click here to register.


🤫 PLUS: OpenAI Develops AI-Assistant for Treating Cancer

OpenAI recently partnered with Color, a tech company that focuses on early detection and comprehensive cancer management.

Source: OpenAI

This partnership aims to support doctors in conducting cancer screening and designing treatment plans via the development of an AI assistant.

💡Here’s what you should know about the AI assistant:

  • It aims to improve patient diagnosis and personalize treatment plans by interpreting and analyzing genetic data 

  • It utilizes natural language processing to enhance understanding between healthcare providers and patients’ health information

  • OpenAI's initiative underscores the potential of AI in oncology to enhance diagnostic accuracy and treatment through data-driven insights and personalization

The AI assistant will be implemented to generate personalized care plans (under the supervision of certified physicians) for approximately 200,000 patients in the second-half of 2024.


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