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June 17, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/421804/alfonso-reyes-200-ambrosi-i-etchegaray Clipboard “COPY” Architects: Ambrosi I Etchegaray Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Alfonso Reyes 200 / AMBROSI I ETCHEGARAYSave this projectSaveAlfonso Reyes 200 / AMBROSI I ETCHEGARAY CopyApartments•Mexico City, Mexico 2012 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/421804/alfonso-reyes-200-ambrosi-i-etchegaray Clipboard Manufacturers: Grupo JOBENCollaborators:Gabriel Ortiz, Rubén Oliveros, Miguel MontorClient:Grupo Desarrollador FG2. Arq. Fernando GuevaraCity:Mexico CityCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Luis GordoaRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)Fiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaThe commission was to design a building for 8 dwellings on the corner of Alfonso Reyes Avenue and Saltillo Street, in Colonia Condesa. The project approach separates the building from the long boundary, in order to design the corner with a single gesture 17 meters high, where the resulting volume is expressed through its structural rhythm in counterpoint to the openings and balconies on the facade.Save this picture!Planta Nivel +11.43+ 41The structure is comprised of concrete rigid frames attached to walls of hollow concrete block, which provide additional rigidity to the structure. In the transverse direction, the building is divided into two structural bays, the first (towards the long boundary) functions as a rigid services core, circulation, and kitchens, and the second (towards the street) functions as a light bay of lightened slabs, wooden lofts and light walls.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaThe composition of openings is posed as the lack of a rigid wall, instead of a hole in the facade. Inside the building, eight dwellings are designed combining typologies of one and two levels. Vertical circulations are attached to the volume at the separation with the adjoining one, making this alley the access to the homes.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaSave this picture!Corte BSave this picture!© Luis GordoaProject gallerySee allShow lessFish market in Bergen / Eder Biesel ArkitekterSelected ProjectsGreen Screen House / Hideo Kumaki Architect OfficeSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Colonia Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06140 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Sharecenter_img Alfonso Reyes 200 / AMBROSI I ETCHEGARAY Save this picture!© Luis Gordoa+ 41 Share Year:  Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Apartments Mexico “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAmbrosi I EtchegarayOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMexico CityMexicoPublished on August 30, 2013Cite: “Alfonso Reyes 200 / AMBROSI I ETCHEGARAY” [Alfonso Reyes 200 / Ambrosi I Etchegaray] 30 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abstract EarthPartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesKingspan Insulated PanelsInsulated Wall Panels – Designwall R-seriesWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMBricksNelissenSpecial Bricks – Slips and HalvesCeramicsTerrealTerracotta cladding in Le TrèfleEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEASideboardsUSMLow Shelving – HallerTable LampsLeds-C4Lighting – ElampMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

May 18, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — A storm system that brought damaging winds and large hail from Texas to Mississippi on Saturday will interact with a developing storm to bring the next round of severe weather to some of the same spots on Sunday. It will also expand north and east into the Ohio River Valley and the Mid-Atlantic.Hail the size of grapefruits or softballs fell on Saturday in Cherokee and Houston counties in Texas. While no tornadoes were officially reported, strong and damaging winds were reported in parts of the region. The storms also brought torrential rain, with 5.42 inches falling in Taylor, Texas, just outside of Austin.The system was moving into parts of the Midwest on Sunday morning and bringing some rain and scattered thunderstorms.There is a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 a.m. CDT in southern Texas as the next storm moves into the region. Models are showing a well-organized system moving through Texas Sunday afternoon and into Louisiana and Arkansas at night.The combination of Saturday’s storm system moving into the Midwest and the new storm system moving into the South will bring a risk for severe weather on Sunday from Texas to Kentucky. Torrential rain, damaging winds, large hail and some brief tornadoes are possible with the system. Houston; New Orleans; Little Rock, Arkansas; Nashville, Tennessee; and Louisville, Kentucky, are all at risk for severe weather on Sunday.On Monday, the storm system in the South will begin to catch up with a trailing cold front from the Midwest storm system and bring gusty thunderstorms to much of the southeast U.S.However, the storms could become locally severe in the Carolinas, where damaging winds, large hail and brief tornadoes are possible on Monday.The combination of these two storms over the next two days will bring a good deal of rain from Texas to the Carolinas. Many areas will receive 2 to 3 inches by Monday night. However, there is an increasing concern for over 4 inches of rain in parts of eastern Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.The heavy rain, possibly in a very short time period, could lead to flash flooding over the next 48 hours.Tracking spring warmthSaturday was a mild day for much of the central and eastern United States. Kansas City, Missouri, had a high temperature of 77 degrees on Saturday, its warmest day since Oct. 8.The mild air will make a push again Sunday into parts of the Midwest, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Temperatures from Kansas City to Atlanta will be about 10 degrees above average.On Monday, the warm air will make its way to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic; however, cool air off the Atlantic Ocean will keep New England pretty cold.There will likely be a nearly 40-degree temperature difference between Boston and Philadelphia, with New York possibly on either side of the 70-degree mark. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

May 12, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Learners firstOn 1 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today New research shows that rather than a series of top-down interventions, theindividual needs of the learner should sit at the heart of any trainingstrategy. Margaret Kubicek looks at what this means for developmentprofessionals and their relationships with the boardAfter years of feeling that it does not have enough influence at boardlevel, the training profession could finally be on the verge of a breakthrough.This is the feedback from research by the Chartered Institute of Personneland Development (CIPD). Business forces driving today’s fast-paced,change-dominated workplace, such as the global marketplace and increasinglysavvy customers, are pushing training up the corporate agenda, and a growingnumber of organisations are placing training at the heart of their overallcorporate strategies, according to Martyn Sloman, adviser in learning, trainingand development for the CIPD. “Competition today is about people,” says Sloman. “Newbusiness forces demand a different approach to the development of people.”This new approach identified by Sloman shifts training from a top-downintervention to learning which focuses on the individual and team as an ongoingprocess. Training is no longer a passive provider of programmes, but astrategic planner of learning solutions based on a thorough understanding ofthe organisation and its business objectives. Responsibility has shifted fromthe training department to the individual – supported and coached by their linemanager. Zurich Financial Services’ corporate and government business was featured inthe CIPD research. “There had been a tendency in the past for people to sit down, usuallyaround an annual appraisal, decide what their development needs were, and thenfor the individual to sit back and wait for the training to be done tothem,” says Zurich’s head of learning and development Ian Canning. Competency frameworkThe company introduced a competency framework as the backbone of itsprogramme of culture change nearly two years ago – identifying five keybehaviours integral to performance at Zurich. Known by the acronym ‘friedrice’, they are ‘fast-moving, results-driven, innovative, customer-centred andengaging’. “We now have 20 per cent of an individual’s overall performancedetermined by how they live the five behaviours,’ says Canning. More specialised competency frameworks are in place for each role at Zurich,and the company is promoting a coaching style for line managers. It rebrandedits training and development function as learning and development – in recognition,according to Canning, that for many employees, training equals courses. The use of such competency frameworks is a key feature of the progressivetraining organisation, according to the CIPD study. So, too, is a culture ofcoaching among line managers and the modularisation of training, with today’scourses becoming ever shorter. Even e-learning – despite its over-hyped debut on the training scene a fewyears ago – has an enabling role to play in this flexible, individualisedlearning approach, according to Sloman. For Marks & Spencer, coaching has been by far the most critical activityin effecting culture change. Over a two-year period, the retailer hasimplemented a programme of coaching right down the line – from executivecoaching for senior managers to section supervisors in store. Sally-Ann Huson, knowledge and intellectual property director at peopledevelopment consultancy TMI, says tools such as balanced scorecard, coachingand mentoring are growing in popularity, while traditional courses are on thewane. ‘The practical courses now tend to be no more than three days, simplybecause people can’t be released from their positions for longer,” shesays. TMI operates an approach for clients called ‘Take 90’ in which delegates popout of work to attend learning rather than take an entire day or more out ofthe office. “It’s a 90-minute, short, sharp input that’s very practicallyfocused,” says Huson. “It’s not about miracles in 90 minutes, this isreally about offering a highly focused piece of learning.” The tools may have been with us for years. What’s new is how someorganisations are employing them as a means of encouraging individuals – andtheir line managers – to take responsibility for their own learning. Simon Cutler, learning and development manager for Dunlop Aerospace,believes the line managers’ facilitating role should be heightened. “A training manager in my capacity cannot facilitate alllearning,” he says. “Part of managers’ competencies and skill setsshould be that they help review and develop their workforce. It shouldn’t be,‘that’s an HR issue – we’ll give it to them’. There needs to be a collectiveapproach.” Helen Cairns, business manager of HR, training and development forDunfermline Building Society, agrees. “You need line managers’ buy-inbecause they need to give the individual the time to learn,” she says. Experiment The key ingredients for success of any learning, says Cairns, are “acommitted training team willing to experiment with different ways of delivering,delegates who want to involve themselves and a supportive line manager”. With learning set to be a source of competitive advantage for today’sorganisation, training managers need to start thinking about broadening theirown skill set to keep apace with the changing times. Sloman says: “Generally, there is an emerging consensus on the role ofthe training function. It will become more demanding and more varied.” Gill Rudge, head of HR for finance and property at Marks & Spencer,says: “A couple of years ago I would have said that facilitation was a keyskill. It still is, but training managers need to be able to formulateprogrammes very quickly, and this ties in with increased modularisation. To dothat, training managers need to increase their analytical skills.” Vanessa Rhone, an occupational psychologist for behavioural specialist OPP,believes training managers skilled in the use of tools such as 360-degreefeedback and personality testing will be capable of more sophisticateddevelopment planning. She also cites “higher-level influencingskills” to support board-level interactions. “The training manager’s job used to be to get training on theagenda,” says Rhone. “Now the tables have turned and a lot of seniormanagers are pushing for development themselves and for their teams. Theimportance now is to get them to go for the right sort of development.” Without question, however, as training becomes more aligned with corporateobjectives, training managers need to step out from their technical roles toensure they are in tune with the business. “You have got to understand the dynamics within the business and beable to talk their language,” says Canning. “Senior management will recognisefrom a development point of view that we have skills to bring to the table. Butif you don’t understand enough about the dynamics of the marketplace, from acredibility view it will be difficult to gain access and influence,” shewarns. StrategySloman sets out a shift in thinkingGlobalisation, ever more confident consumers, continuing advances ininformation technology, a government minded towards deregulation: these are thepowerful forces shaping today’s workplace. It has led to a shift in the way organisations develop their people,according to Martyn Sloman, adviser in learning, training and development forthe Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and author ofTraining in the Age of the Learner, published by the organisation. “Capable and committed people have become the critical source ofcompetitive advantage,” says Sloman. “Emphasis must be shifted fromtraining as a series of top-down interventions to focus on individuallearning.” He charts the shift in his new book and he’s also written a CIPD changeagenda, Focus on the Learner, featuring case studies of 12 progressiveorganisations. “The findings from the project revealed that organisations feel it ispossible to move from a position where they expect training to be delivered tothem, to one where individuals will take responsibility for their own knowledgeand skills development,” he says. “Although the emphasis varied across the organisations, threeactivities seemed to be high on everyone’s list. First, line managers beingexpected to act as coaches and receiving training to ensure they had therequisite coaching skills; second, an increased emphasis on competencyframeworks; and third, efforts to deliver training in a more modular form. These three together could be said to be the focus of current attention andaction.” Progressive organisations are those which embrace learning as a source ofcompetitive advantage, whose senior managers have bought into the value of whatSloman calls “trainer’s nirvana” – a new take on that old adage ‘ourpeople are our greatest asset’. “The aim is to create an organisation composed of self-confidentindividuals who are seeking to acquire the requisite knowledge and skills toenable them to meet customer/client requirements and advance the organisation’sgoals and objectives. “What we’ve been good at in the past is saying the right things,”he says. “For example, ‘the learning organisation’ was a greataspirational statement, but it wasn’t grounded in reality.” What’s new are the business drivers, which are making senior managers morereceptive than ever to the learning agenda. “We have a golden window ofopportunity that’s never been there before,” says Sloman. Stay ahead – The CIPD change agenda, Focus on the Learner, is availablefree on the CIPD website www.cipd.co.uk Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

May 7, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_img Fieldwood Energy commences voluntary Chapter 11 process. (Credit: drpepperscott230 from Pixabay) Fieldwood Energy LLC and certain affiliates (collectively, “Fieldwood” or the “Company”) announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the “Bankruptcy Court”). The Company will continue to operate its business safely in the normal course during the pendency of the Chapter 11 cases and will continue working with its vendors, co-working interest owners, and employees to support the operations. Fieldwood expects to have access to sufficient liquidity to meet financial obligations during the restructuring, including cash on hand and a debtor-in-possession facility provided by certain of its First Lien Term Loan lenders.The Chapter 11 process will encompass a comprehensive restructuring of the Company. Fieldwood entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (“RSA”) with the support of key members of the Company’s lender group, including holders of approximately two-thirds of the obligations under its First Lien Term Loan facility.Fieldwood has filed a series of motions with the Bankruptcy Court which, when granted, are expected to enable the Company to maintain its operations as usual throughout the restructuring process.Mike Dane, the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, commented: “Today’s announcement reflects the next step in our efforts to respond to the challenging market environment and Fieldwood’s liabilities. Over the last several months, we have worked collaboratively with numerous important stakeholders to evaluate our options and proactively manage our balance sheet. The transactions contemplated in our RSA to be implemented through Chapter 11 represent the best course of action for Fieldwood and all our stakeholders and we look forward to implementing this plan.”Fieldwood’s Chapter 11 case is being heard in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Source: Company Press Release Fieldwood expects to have access to sufficient liquidity to meet financial obligations during the restructuring, including cash on hand and a debtor-in-possession facility provided by certain of its First Lien Term Loan lenderslast_img read more

May 4, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_img USS America Prepares for Commissioning View post tag: prepares View post tag: San Francisco October 7, 2014 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in San Francisco, Oct. 6, in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Oct. 11 during San Francisco Fleet Week. Authorities View post tag: Navalcenter_img View post tag: americas During the port visit, America Sailors are scheduled to participate in several community outreach events at various local schools and at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The crew will also have the opportunity to participate in ride-alongs with San Francisco’s emergency medical services staff.Much planning and preparation has gone into making San Francisco Fleet Week and America’s commissioning ceremony an unforgettable experience for both the Sailors and the community.Religious Programs Specialist 1st Class Angel Pacheco, assigned to America, helped coordinate many of the community relations events and said he looks forward to getting involved in the community.The ship recently completed its maiden transit, “America Visits the Americas,” where the crew engaged in cooperative maritime security operations with Colombia, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Brazil, Uruguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, El Salvador, and Peru in order to maintain access, enhance interoperability and build enduring partnerships that foster regional security.The Navy officially accepted delivery of America from Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., during a ship custody transfer ceremony, April 10. It is the fourth ship bearing the name, but is the first of its class, replacing the Tarawa-class of amphibious assault ships.As the next-generation “big-deck,” America is optimized for aviation, capable of supporting current and future aircraft such as the tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey and F-35B Joint Strike Fighter.[mappress]Press Release, October 07, 2014; Image: US Navy View post tag: USS America Follow @navaltoday Back to overview,Home naval-today USS America Prepares for Commissioning View post tag: commissioning Share this articlelast_img read more

May 3, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgIS IT TRUE that U.S. Senator Mike Braun created mobile offices to better assist Hoosiers? …we commend Senator Braun for working outside the box?IS IT TRUE according to WRDB TV, Louisville, the Kentucky Supreme Court will weigh in for the second time in a long-running case challenging the legality of the nearly 3,000 slot-like “Historical Horse Racing” machines that have been installed at racetrack-owned venues around the state since 2011. IS IT TRUE that Palm Springs, CA is about to get a new hockey rink and not one dime of taxpayer money will be spent on the construction?…the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians have announced a partnership with Live Nation to bring a 10,000 seat arena with an adjacent practice rink and entertainment area similar to Louisville’s 4th Street Live to downtown Palm Springs?…the arena is slated to open in the Fall of 2021 which will be a record time to compete a $250 million project?…the arena will be on the Agua Caliente reservation so there will be no State of California regulations, litanies of lawsuits, or insane local rules to hamper the construction?…as the reservation is a sovereign nation it is also not subject to the deal killing Davis Bacon laws that were passed in 1931?…if the arena is a big financial winner the Agua Caliente will reap the profits and if it is not they will absorb the losses?…this is how arena’s should be financed?  …the Agua Caliente partnership with Live Nation will essentially guarantee that the large drawing acts that can fill such a facility will be there? IS IT TRUE starting next month our publisher will start in earnest writing his long awaited book called “IT IS TRUE”?  …he wants us to stress that none of the names of the 139 “CCO MOLES” that provided him with “IS IT TRUE” material over the years will not be reference or exposed in his book? …in fact, he’s the only person who knows who the “CCO MOLES” are? …he will not get personal with appointed or elected offices holders that appeared in past “IS IT TRUE” columns over the last 15 plus years?  …he will only reference good and bad public policy decisions they made? …in fact, he’s telling us so far the ‘”IS IT TRUE” comments posted over the years are trending to be around 90% accurate? …our publisher predicts that his book (“IT IS TRUE”) will be an informative, enlightening, funny and enjoyable to read?IS IT TRUE we just received the following e-mail from our former editor and friend Joe Wallace?  …he said; “I will help with the IS IT TRUE book if you like. I just did all of this and know exactly how to set it up.”  …we have accepted his offer? IS IT TRUE that WRDB TV, Louisville also reported that Casino gambling is illegal in Kentucky, but the current gaming machines are designed to mimic slots while basing the results of each spin on an old horse race, selected at random, which players are not able to identify in advance? IS IT TRUE the Publisher of the City-County Observer will turned 76 years old at the end of this month? …he tells us that the only thing left on his “bucket list” is to finish his book called “IT IS TRUE”?  …over 15 plus years our publisher with the help of his 139 ‘Moles”, CCO staff have created many insightful, accurate and dynamic “IS IT TRUE” comments designed to encourage our elected and appointed officials to make “Good Public Policy” decisions? IS IT TRUE it’s guesstimated that the Ford Center has proceeded to consume nearly $9 million taxpayer dollars per year? …it has totally underperformed relative to the study by the handpicked consulting group that claimed it would be break even from day one?…it has now been 8 years and the people of Evansville have seen over $70 million dollars go up in smoke? IS IT TRUE we hope that the owners of Casinos located in Kentucky will show their patrons how to use the additional option of betting on past horse races from tracks all over America? …we are told that this feature is available on every instant “Historical Horse Racing” gaming machine in the State Of Kentucky but is rarely used?Todays “Readers Poll” question is:Do you feel because the Democratic party doesn’t have a Mayoral candidate it’s going to hurt City Council canidates?We are pleased to provide obituaries from eight (8) area funeral homes at no costs.  Please scroll down our paper and you shall see a listing of them.If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us at City-County [email protected]:  Any comments posted in this column do not represent the views or opinions of the City-County Observer or our advertisers.”READERS FORUM” center_img IS IT TRUE politics in Evansville have done a complete about face in the short space of 12 years?…in the campaign for Mayor in 2007, incumbent Jonathan Weinzapfel faced a Republican candidate named David Nixon and reveled over a 70 point margin of victory?…four years later the Vanderburgh County Democrat Party imploded under the weight of ego and hubris after shoving the $127 million Ford Center down the taxpayers throats without an opportunity to hold a vote? IS IT TRUE if a person has charisma, has the capacity of giving long and boring speeches about nothing and would love having his picture taken 24-7 he should run for Mayor of Evansville? IS IT TRUE that the biggest accomplishment of the City-County Observer is that we have never been considered to be a “Minister Of Propaganda” for any appointed or elected officials? We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will encourage  honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

April 21, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgEntries are now being accepted for Product of the Year 2012. Now in its eighth year, it is the nation’s largest independent survey, conducted by TNS Research International, into FMCG product innovation, with over 12,000 consumers voting.According to new research by Kantar Worldpanel, the inclusion of a Product of the Year logo on 14 winning products from 2009, achieved an average of £9.2m in sales in the 12-month time period, against an average new product, which achieves less than £1m after one year of its launch.  Winners of this prestigious award typically see a 10-15% increase in sales, according to the organisers.The awards are free to enter for any product or product line launched within the past 18 months. Entries received before 1 July will receive a 15% early bird discount if the product passes the Jury Day test and is submitted to the research stage to be voted Product of the Year 2012. Winners for 2011, announced in January, included Warburtons for its SnackaDoodle in the Snacks category, and Aunt Bessie’s Perfect for Chicken Yorkshire Puddings in the Savoury Food categoryTo enter your product or to find out more visit www.productoftheyear.co.uk. The final deadline is 6 August, 2011.last_img read more

March 2, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgReturning for its 10th straight year, Backwoods Pondfest will once again let loose with some music-filled festivities in Peru, NY. From August 5-6, Pondfest will feature some of the best and brightest, and this year’s first round lineup announcement certainly has us excited!The festival will see a special tribute to David Bowie, as performed by Pink Talking Fish, as well as performances from The Nth Power, Blind Owl Band (x2), Thunder Body, Tweed, Lynguistic Civilians, Bella’s Bartok, Capital Zen, Funknut and Goose!Considering that’s only round one, there’s plenty more great music in store for the fans. Pondfest is a family-friendly, all-ages event, and the beautiful campgrounds and top notch performers should make for quite the weekend of festivities. The second round lineup is expected to be posted within the next month.You can see the full Backwoods Pondfest announcement below, and head to their official website for details. At only $75 for a two-day pass, there’s no reason to miss out!last_img read more

March 2, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgOn Saturday night of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Thundercat performed songs off his 2017 Drunk and welcomed out Michael McDonald (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers) for their first-ever live collaboration of “Show You The Way.” The song’s album recording also features Flying Lotus and Kenny Loggins, who were not present for this performance. Thundercat and McDonald also had the chance to perform “What a Fool Believes” by The Doobie Brothers, which they’ve played together once before at Brainfeeder’s Hollywood Bowl concert in 2016.Thanks to wyatt case, you can watch these fan-shot videos from the collaboration below: [cover photo via Thundercat Facebook]last_img read more

February 27, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgMany people have strong associations with the fall season: apple picking, colorful leaves, pumpkin (spice), playoff baseball. These activities invoke our senses to the point where we can feel the crisp air, taste the ball park mustard, and imagine the palette of leaves. The fall season invites you to create some great memories, and here at Dell EMC, we have 5 additional reasons to celebrate: five new PowerEdge servers!We announced our five new PowerEdge servers with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors on September 17th, with our 1-socket servers, the R6515 and R7515, ready for immediate sale. Now that that it is mid-October, two more solutions are ready to go along with some world records. The 2-socket PowerEdge servers, R6525 and C6525, are perfect solutions for data analytics, machine learning, and virtualization. Their optimized design gives businesses one of the most compute-dense servers in the industry. At Dell EMC, we wanted to make sure you enjoyed the season and leveraged these new solutions to handle critical and demanding workloads; think real-time sports analytics or high-performance hurricane modeling.The PowerEdge server portfolio with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC provides more than just complex analytics workloads. The servers help any company manage their journey through their digital transformation, whether these solutions require software defined storage, virtualization, or high-performance computing (HPC). To build a sustainable competitive advantage, companies must cultivate these foundational capabilities from the ground up.With the new PowerEdge servers, you can focus more time innovating, making strategic decisions, and creating value for your customers. The five new Dell EMC PowerEdge servers with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC provide world-record performance for whatever solution you are building.Virtualize and CollaborateThe new Dell EMC 1-socket servers, R6515 and R7515, are designed to increase collaboration and improve cost structure. The R6515 optimizes performance for virtual machine density, SQL, and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). Dell EMC built an Azure Stack for HCI Ready Node, so you don’t have to worry about optimizing your configurations. Instead, the R6515 saves time and money by allowing you to focus on collaboration and building applications for your hybrid cloud environment.The R7515 is an amazing solution for database virtualization, especially for Hadoop and Spark. The R7515 has 8 world records filed for database virtualization; 4 in performance and 4 in price.[1] Think of the time saved with 280% more throughput using MapReduce and a 51% IOPS increase on a vSAN Ready Node.[2] On a 3-node cluster, the improvements in the R7515 translates to ~$269,000 in savings over an HPE DL380 3-node cluster.[3] The R7515 helps create a competitive advantage for internal operations by improving data-backed decisions and significantly reducing the total cost of ownership.Accelerate PerformanceThe new Dell EMC 2-socket servers, R6525 and C6525, are dense computing powerhouses, allowing for multiple accelerators. The R6525 increases SAP SD users by 37% with half the rack space of the HPE DL385.[4] Talk about the ultimate ERP and business analytics solution. More users and less rack space are short cuts to TCO advantages and digital transformation. Your data center will have more space to run other workloads, allowing IT to create new innovative solutions. Just imagine the potential customer analytics, business research, and improved operations.The C6525 was purposefully designed and built for high-performance computing and HPC Ready solutions. The C6525 has records in digital manufacturing as well as weather research and forecasting.[5] Not to mention that the 202% increase in LINPACK GFLOPS ensures your superpowered weather models are also accurate.[6] Again, we built the Ready Solutions to keep your mind on the important things; developing more accurate weather forecasts, constructing better economic projections, and designing a new airplane or car.Test what these servers can do for youFall is the best time to make a change. As others prepare to hibernate during the winter months, you can be busy planning and building for the spring rebirth. Creating a competitive advantage starts with the foundation. The groundwork in digital transformation is the IT infrastructure used to support your workforce and your operations that eventually create value for your customers. Dell EMC PowerEdge servers with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC help our customers manage traditional and emerging workloads, cut deployment times, and boost security. Stay on the cutting edge of the digital transformation by building world class infrastructure.This fall you could try something new. If you are interested in buying or trying the new servers, please contact your Dell EMC Rep or contact us directly. We also have some availability for remote or on-site trial of our new servers. Our Minerva cluster, 64 nodes of the C6525, creates an innovation sandbox for our HPC customers to test their ideas on the new PowerEdge servers with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC.Learn more about how PowerEdge servers can assist you with virtualization, data management and analytics workloads, and follow us @DellEMCServers.[1] http://www.tpc.org/tpcx-v/default.asp[2] Results based on Dell EMC Internal testing conducted in the HPC & AI Innovation Lab August 2019 (4k Block size and 100% write)[3] https://principledtechnologies.com/Dell/R7515-EPYC-7502P-vSAN-interim-0919.pdf[4] https://www.sap.com/dmc/exp/2018-benchmark-directory/#/sd[5] https://www.delltechnologies.com/en-us/blog/hpc-forecast-calls-eypc-weather-modeling/[6] Results based on Dell EMC Internal testing conducted in the HPC & AI Innovation Lab August 2019last_img read more