Anderson .Paak Releases Second Slamming Single As NxWorries [Listen]

first_imgAnderson .Paak is unstoppable. After his incredible collaborations with Dr. Dre on his 2015 album Compton, .Paak started a global assault on the music industry, delivering his huge breakthrough album Malibu before appearing at what seemed like every major music festival around the world. The artists has combined hip-hop and R&B with funk and punk, essentially creating a new genre along the way. His drumming is determined and tight, and his band, The Free National, easily move from one genre to the next in the live setting – ultimately creating a vibe that pretty much everyone can get down to.Now, Anderson .Paak is moving in a new direction, with the release of a new album with Kendrick Lamar producer Knxwledge under the name NxWorries – due out October 21. The duo actually released an EP a few weeks before Malibu dropped, and this new LP is an expansion on the project that they started last year. The new album, entitled Yes Lawd, is due out on October 21st on Stones Throw Records, and will feature nineteen tracks, seventeen of which are brand new, never before-heard recordings.Following the release of “Lyk Dis” a few weeks back, comes today’s release of their second single, “Get Bigger”. You can stream the new track below:Yes Lawd! Tracklist:01. Intro02. Livvin03. Wngs04. Best One05. What More Can I Say06. Kutless07. Lyk Dis08. Can’t Stop09. Get Bigger / Do U Luv10. Khadija11. H.A.N.12. Scared Money13. Suede14. Starlite15. Sidepiece16. Jodi17. Link Up18. Another Time19. Fkkulast_img read more

Cosmodyne nets LNG peak shaver deals for east coast utility

first_imgIllustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Solar Gas Turbines)US engineering company Cosmodyne has been chosen for multiple liquefaction projects by an unnamed North American utility company.Cosmodyne said that it will contract directly with the utility company and collaborate with its EPC contractor for the project execution.The peak shaver, the company was contracted to provide will be fabricated in Cosmodyne’s Cryoquip facility in California. It utilizes Cosmodyne’s in-house developed turboexpander technology and proprietary ethane removal system which can handle a wide range of gas compositions.Commenting on the order, Cosmodyne general manager, George Pappagelis said, “traditionally, utilities prefer a turn-key approach to minimize risk, but lately we are seeing more interest in purchasing equipment directly.”For this contract, the client is cutting the cost while having a direct line-of-sight to decisions to decisions on the technology being provided.last_img read more

Tough questions for the NBA as its restart draws near

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with Packers1. How many COVID cases in Florida’s Orange County is too many? While a theoretical bubble means that the NBA shouldn’t have to worry about the surrounding area, the NBA has made it clear that the campus at Disney will not be a bubble. The league’s CBA makes it difficult to fully restrict the movement of players, and while leaving the campus will be heavily regulated and essentially disciplined with days of quarantining and testing, it won’t be forbidden. The NBA will also have Disney workers (which we will get to in a moment) who are allowed to come and go. Even though their access to players and staff will be heavily restricted, there will always be a risk factor, even if it’s slight.This means there are built-in perforations in the bubble, which means it matters how many COVID cases are in the surrounding area. Orange County is a hotspot in Florida, which itself is seeing one of the steepest rises in COVID in the country. Not only is Orange County adding hundreds of new cases per day, it is also seeing an uptick in the percentage of positive tests, which is an indicator that increased testing is not necessarily the biggest factor of increased case count — there is just a higher rate of infected people.2. How many Disney cast members who contract COVID or strike is too many? Related to the previous point: Disney Cast members are the X-factors in this situation. While people within the inner tiers of the NBA restart will be rigorously tested in multiple ways and aggressively isolated if they test positive, the NBA doesn’t have that kind of control over the theoretical thousands of workers who will help staff the hotels, arenas and other areas the league will occupy for more than three months. One concern has to be COVID cases, which could proliferate if the virus manages to infiltrate the campus via a Disney worker. But another is just how much the workers themselves are willing to put up with. Workers and members of the public have been signing petitions by the thousands to push back the opening of various Disney parks over escalating COVID concerns. This is already resulting in Disneyland in Anaheim pushing back its start date. Union officials are continuing to pressure Disney leadership, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.While the season doesn’t restart until July 30, Disney workers will be required as early as July 7, when teams begin to arrive en masse (if not before that to prepare for their arrival). This issue can’t be put off as long as you might think.3. How many players who sit out is too many?Obviously losing Avery Bradley for the restart is a tough blow for the Lakers. But the league-wide view has to be more existential. How many players need to sit out before two problems occur: teams are hobbled beyond the point of competing with a combination of replacement players and COVID cases (see the cluster around the Sacramento Kings at this very moment), and how many players sitting out would dramatically affect the integrity of the postseason?So far, only four players have definitely confirmed they’re sitting out: Bradley, Trevor Ariza, Davis Bertans and Willie Cauley-Stein. But those absences portend the potential for more, as family, health and other consequences become more sharply apparent. In general, players don’t wish to spend months away from their families. They don’t want to be locked down in one hotel room for more than three months. Some of them have publicly questioned whether concentrating on basketball, at a moment when progress on racial equity seems more attainable than ever, is wise. There are a lot of factors that could potentially sway players from participating — the only ones that lay on the other side of the equation are money and a shot at a championship, and not everyone has a real shot at a championship.While a postseason played in a bubble site shouldn’t necessarily be seen as an “asterisk” season for a year that has been a nonstop roller coaster ride of chaos, there will be an asterisk if the league is forced to play without a significant amount of its players. It’s worth wondering if there could be a tipping point where players start realizing it is more appealing to stay at home than go play eight regular season games and maybe make a playoff run under extremely restrictive conditions. In cases like Bradley’s, where his oldest child potentially wouldn’t be able to join him for health reasons, it’s very understandable. The NBA is trying to meet a bottom line, but for some players who already have resources, the check isn’t enough of a call to put life on hold for a few months.*****These are just a few of the hypotheticals that should trouble the NBA as it tries to progress toward something resembling normal competition. The Athletic released a survey on Wednesday of 10 general managers, at least three of whom were skeptical and “pushing for significant change.” It’s hard to see exactly how that unrest will die out as long as COVID cases keep rising and key stakeholders are forced to wonder if the sacrifice and risk are truly worth it.THE DECISION, 10 YEARS LATEROn Sunday, ESPN will air “Backstory: The Decision” which takes a fresh look at LeBron James’ infamous television special in 2010 that made him a villain almost overnight. Without the trappings of recency bias, The Decision now looks like a moment that helped shape a trend of athlete empowerment that dramatically impacted the NBA and other sports leagues.Don Van Natta Jr. revisits the special through the lens of ESPN and ABC officials who helped air it, as well as journalists and observers of the time (notably, it doesn’t seem to include LeBron’s participation, or that of his inner circle). While it’s odd to watch ESPN tackle the missteps of its own programming, such as Jim Gray’s awkward attempts to string along suspense and James’ evident discomfort with the setup, Van Natta doesn’t really hold back on how key architects of the special convinced themselves it would be better received than it was.The program makes clear that some very influential figures opposed it: David Stern, LeBron’s then-agent Leon Rose and influencer Worldwide Wes. ESPN’s John Skipper pushed it forward — he says in his interview he thought “it would be good for business” — even though ESPN and ABC controlled very few of the details. Van Natta reveals that even those in the broadcast control room were like the rest of the viewers, with one crew member shouting at a screen: “Oh my God, get to it already!”But the passage of time makes it easier to parse a few other issues, like the backlash outside of Cleveland where LeBron was the local darling. In the current light of social issues, it’s easier to understand the perspective some journalists interviewed have, which is that there were racial overtones to how the general public disapproved of LeBron’s sense of self-determinism. At the time, few athletes were willing to lavishly tout their free agency to that degree (and it’s worth reminding folks that the special raised millions for Boys and Girls clubs), but James’ first awkward steps into this arena have helped normalize that process for other athletes who wish to have more choice in their futures. While there are few stones overturned in “Backstory” that haven’t already been examined, it’s an illuminating hour-long piece into an hour-long special that was probably a misstep, but has rippled out into something much more significant in the years since. The program airs Sunday on ESPN at 6 p.m. PST.LEBRON’S LATEST VENTUREThe King’s business empire continues to gain steam: Bloomberg Business reported Thursday that $100 million in investments is fueling a new enterprise, the SpringHill Company, which consolidates James’ other companies SpringHill Entertainment and Uninterrupted along with a marketing company Robot Co. With the investments that were secured in March, James and business partner Maverick Carter have designs on creating media to empower diverse voices, they told Bloomberg. Forthcoming media projects include the Space Jam feature set to come out next year, and the company recently formed a Disney partnership.We’ve written before about the scope of LeBron’s business ambitions — the SpringHill Company brings them under one roof.— Kyle GoonEditor’s note: Thanks for reading the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here.Clickin’ RunAvery Bradley opts out – After expressing public concerns about various issues, the starting guard has told the Lakers he won’t joint the title chase next month.Now what? – Here’s how the Lakers will tackle missing Bradley at the point.Jason Kidd to the Knicks? – The Lakers’ lead assistant got a chance to interview for his potential third head coaching job.More Than A Vote – Here’s the strategy and motivation behind LeBron’s new voting rights group.Fighting racism in its own walls – The Lakers have hired Dr. Karida Brown in an effort to become an “antiracist” organization.Reset NBA timelines – How free agency and the draft will be pushed back to October in the new arrangement.center_img Editor’s note: This is the Thursday, June 25 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here.How many is too many?It’s a difficult question that, unfortunately for the NBA, has many permutations as the league attempts to get its July 30 restart off the ground at Walt Disney World Resort. While there is an exhaustive memo about the various testing procedures and safety protocols to create a “safe” campus relatively insulated from the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a few discouraging rhetorical questions that could shake the entire foundation of this effort.Here’s a few to start:last_img read more

Location Nixed for New Fair Haven Borough Hall, Police Station

first_imgThat’s why the borough is now looking at building new structures in the Fisk Street parking lot, which the borough already owns, he said. Fisk Street is already home to the borough police department building, which is deteriorating in certain parts, has mold issues and is not ADA-compliant. “There’s many, many options other than taking a good person’s building and displacing several businesses. The neighbors next door don’t like it, the businesses don’t like it,” said resident Diane Mevorach at the session. “It’s just a minute down the street. We’re only 1.6 square miles. We don’t need 13,000 square feet.” By Allison Perrine FAIR HAVEN – A controversial plan to purchase property at 623 River Road for municipal use was nixed last week, as the borough council unanimously voted to drop the proposed ordinance. At a Feb. 24 council meeting, Jen Portman, owner of Synergy Hot Yoga, explained that her business and others in the building at 623 River Road have been committed to the town and were “outraged” when they learned of the plans, according to borough minutes. She said that businesses are being “forced out” of the building and likely out of town. Noting that Synergy has members who used the space, she said she hoped the borough would reconsider the plans. “That whole concept plan was viewed through a lens that was certainly different or shattered by COVID,” Lucarelli told The Two River Times. “It won’t be what we could have had or what might have been, but we’ll make it work.” Put forth at the July 13 meeting, council members voted to withdraw ordinance No. 2020-02 to purchase the property. The decision to do so was born out of the borough’s facilities committee, according to Mayor Ben Lucarelli. Despite not moving forward with the purchase of 623 River Road, Lucarelli said work is still needed for the police station and community center. Necessary upgrades have been discussed by the council for the past two years; other sites have been considered, like the former Sunoco station, but were not deemed suitable. “We looked at renovating it and that was a large number, and you still had an old building that really didn’t work – the same old wiring, the same plumbing,” said Lucarelli. The borough is now doing design studies to judge the square footage and see if everything will fit, he added. The borough council officially scrapped plans to purchase the property at 623 River Road for a new police station and borough hall. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Wulfhorst The article originally appeared in the July 23 – 29, 2020 print edition of The Two River Times. But residents publicly took issue with the idea at multiple meetings about the plans. At a March 5 Q&A session presented by borough administrator Theresa Casagrande, nearly 100 residents turned out and argued that the estimated $20 million project was too expensive and said the council was not transparent about its intentions. The plan was to relocate the police station, borough hall and council chambers to the property, a 13,484-square-foot brick building on a 1.44-acre parcel. It is owned by Reiss Manufacturing, Inc. and has an assessed valuation of $2,788,500. It is occupied by several businesses, including Synergy Hot Yoga, Steve Scanlon Photography, Live Well Physical Therapy, Rosenberg and Fecci and more. The existing borough hall would then be converted into a library and community center.last_img read more

LONGSHOT HARD ACES DRIVES UP RAIL & HOLDS OFF HOPPERTUNITY TO WIN GRADE I, $500,000 GOLD CUP AT SANTA ANITA BY A NOSE UNDER ESPINOZA; SADLER TRAINEE KEEPS TO HIS TASK AND GETS 1 ¼ MILES IN 2:02.46

first_imgON-TRACK CROWD OF 21,528 COME OUT TO SEE AMERICAN PHAROAH & FOUR GRADED STAKES;SADLER & ESPINOZA EACH TASTE VICTORY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 76TH RUNNING OF GOLD CUP;ONE WINNING PICK SIX TICKET, PURCHASED IN ONTARIO, CANADA, PAYS $184,699.20 –30– ARCADIA, Calif. (June 27, 2015)–Longshot Hard Aces, with Victor Espinoza aboard, charged up the rail and won Saturday’s Grade I, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita by a nose over Hoppertunity, as the 5-year-old horse by Hard Spun got a mile and a quarter in 2:02.46.In getting his first graded stakes win, Hard Aces was far back early behind solid early splits of 23.37, 45.90, 1:10.17 and 1:35.91, and in a bit of an ironic twist, Espinoza, who appeared in the Winner’s Circle earlier in the day with Bob Baffert’s Triple Crown Champion, American Pharoah, Espinoza denied Baffert the afternoon’s biggest prize in a desperate finish before an on-track crowd of 21,528.“I lost a little ground at the start from being bumped by Batti Man, he took me out of the race a little,” said Espinoza, who was last in a field of 11 three year olds and up turning down the backside. “I decided not to encourage him early and save ground. I thought my best shot was to save ground and get through on the inside and it worked out well.”Owned by Hronis Racing, LLC, Hard Aces overhauled favored Catch a Flight approaching the sixteenth pole and was fully extended to hold off Hoppertunity, who was fanned very wide turning for home. Off at 7-1, Hard Aces paid $17.80, $8.00 and $4.20. With the winner’s share of $300,000, he more than doubled his earnings to $592,145. Hard Aces improved his overall mark to 23-6-3-7.“We got a good trip,” said Sadler. “We were hoping the pace would be there. We saw 45 and change, it looked like there was a lot of speed, but it’s got to come together. Victor did a beautiful job with him. He’s ridden him a few times and he’s not an easy horse to ride. He’s a very difficult horse to ride, so Victor’s gone forward with him for two or three races.“We thought the last race (a third place finish behind Catch a Flight in the Grade II, 1 1/8 miles Californian) was key. He really stepped forward with a strong race right at the end of a mile and an eighth and he got some more pace today.”Sadler said the Grade I, $1 million Pacific Classic on Aug. 22 would be next for Hard Aces.The second choice in the wagering at 5-2, Hoppertunity, who came off a third place run in the Grade I, 1 1/8 miles Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs June 13, finished 1 ¼ lengths in front of Catch a Flight and paid $5.60 and $3.40.Argentine-bred Catch a Flight, who came off a pair of wins in the Grade III Precisionist Stakes May 2 and the Grade II Californian, was mid-pack early, inched closer to the lead going to the far turn, put a head in front a furlong out but was third best under Gary Stevens.Off at 8-5, Catch a Flight paid $2.40 to show.“He ran a super race, he’s as honest as any horse can get,” said Stevens. “I’m disappointed we didn’t win, but he runs his race every time and he tries hard, it’s all you can ask. No real excuses, he had a good trip.”The Gold Cup, run at the now-shuttered Hollywood Park from 1938 through 2013, was contested for the second year in a row at Santa Anita and for the 76th time since its inception.Sadler and Espinoza each collected their first-ever win in one of America’s most prestigious mile and a quarter races for handicap division horses.There was one winning ticket in Saturday’s Pick Six. Purchased through a hub in Ontario, Canada, it paid $184,699.20.First post time on Sunday, closing day at Santa Anita, is at 1 p.m. Admission gates will open at 10:30 a.m.last_img read more

Kimani’s hope – Convicted Jamaican basketballer finds peace on the court

first_imgIn his own words, the last four years of Kimani Ffriend’s life have played out like a movie. Not a sunny, happy film, but a horror flick; one which Ffriend hopes to walk out of very soon. Things are looking up for the professional basket baller though. After spending two years and eight months of his sentence, part of that period under house arrest after he was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter in 2014 for the November 3, 2012 death of Serbian Nevena Dragtunovic, Ffriend late last year signed a contract with Serbian team OKK Beograd and only a few weeks ago got a new contract with the top team in the country’s domestic league – Dynamic. He’s so far been the leading scorer for the team and is one of the most valuable players in the league. In fact, he says playing basketball has been his therapy as he hovers on the cusp of liberty – not quite free, not quite locked up. He is scheduled to return to court on January 25 for a hearing on an appeal against his conviction. While he awaits the outcome of his appeal, Ffriend has been allowed some freedoms and that is what enabled him to start playing again, and earn a living in the sport which brought him fame. “The basketball for sure has been my therapy. The two hours I’m in training or the weight room or playing that is my way of getting away from the reality of the situation. If it wasn’t for me being able to play here it would have been much harder and being under house arrest it was much harder,” he told The Gleaner. His renewed faith in God has also helped him get through the difficult moments. Ffriend admits that his position has weighed heavily on his psyche. Because he was so well known, and the woman who died was the girlfriend of a Serbian pop star, the case has continued to make headlines. “It’s all been very humbling. I made a lot of money financially and all of that was taken away from me, but although I lost a lot, I gained in Christ and now I rely on my faith and it’s my faith why I’m able to have a positive mind outlook,” Ffriend said. Ffriend, who continues to live in Belgrade, has not been able to see any of his Jamaican family throughout the period and he says the experience has taught him patience. “Everything happens for a reason and I see what my purpose is and now I have to stay patient and trust God that everything will work out,” he said. “It messes with your head but at the same time it’s a blessing because I am able to move around, but my life is stagnant because I have to go back to court and I’m still like a prisoner. I’ve been here four years now but my life is still not moving forward. I can’t do anything in my career. I lost four of my best years in this country,” he said. “It’s traumatising. Those types of stuff affect your mentality. Because of that I can’t really be myself until all of that is over. I’m more aware of my surroundings. I don’t trust people as much as before. I’m not as open or friendly as I used to be. It’s not a good feeling and this is something I have to live with for the rest of my life.” The knowledge that he robbed a family of its daughter also weighs on his conscience. “There is not one day that goes by that I don’t think about it,” he said.  Through basketball and over the last few months Ffriend has been turning things around and one of the best parts he says is that when the newspapers write about him it’s no longer about his court case but his exploits in basketball. “The fact that I’m playing and the coaches want me to play is a big deal. It’s a new year. All I’ve been going so far is up and I just have to believe that God is going to pull me through,” he said. [email protected]last_img read more

Chinese shoe company ices NBA; could Klay Thompson’s colossal deal be in jeopardy?

first_imgThe fallout from the China-NBA cold war could hit some NBA players where it hurts most — in their shoe contracts.According to Reuters, China’s Anta sportswear company announced Tuesday it will discontinue contract renewal negotiations with NBA playersSeveral NBA stars have contracts with Anta, including three Warriors: Jacob Evans III Kevon Looney and Klay Thompson. The trio appeared in Oaklandish last weekend where Thompson launched his newest Anta product, the KT5 shoe.last_img

Embrace new smart card IDs: Zuma

first_img9 July 2013 President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to embrace the new smart card IDs, saying they would transform the country’s security systems. “I call on all citizens to come forward and be smart … the new smart ID cards are indeed very smart,” Zuma said after Home Affairs officials processed his smart card ID application at the presidential residence in Pretoria on Monday morning. “I’ve just done my own smart ID now and I must thank Home Affairs for this development. We have thought the ID we had after 1994 was the final one, but now we are moving to the smart cards, which are [secure] and easy to carry,” Zuma said. The process took about 15 minutes and included fingerprint verification, a picture and an electronic signature. Home Affairs spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said the President would receive his smart ID card on 18 July. Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela are among others who will also receive theirs. Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor has said it would take between six and eight years for all South Africans to get their smart identification document (ID) cards, which will replace the green bar-coded ID books. Officials say the new cards will take five to 10 days to produce and deliver, compared with the current 47 days for paper documents. Containing microchips embedded with biometric data unique to each individual, and with the information laser-engraved on the chip to prevent tampering, the new IDs will be near impossible to forge, according to Home Affairs. Besides cutting down on identity theft and fraud, the smart IDs will speed up the process of establishing a modern, reliable population register. The cost of the new IDs will be the same as the amount paid for the green bar-coded IDs, which currently cost R140. IDs are free for first-time applicants. Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

Creator of Instant Messaging Protocol to Launch App Platform for Your Life

first_imgmarshall kirkpatrick Jeremie Miller is a revered figure among developers, best known for building XMPP, the open source protocol that powers most of the Instant Messaging apps in the world. Now Miller has raised funds and is building a team that will develop software aimed directly at the future of the web. Called The Locker Project, the open source service will capture what’s called exhaust data from users’ activities around the web and offline via sensors, put it firmly in their own possesion and then allow them to run local apps that are built to leverage their data. Miller’s three person company, Singly, will provide the corporate support that the open source project needs in order to remain viable. I’m very excited about this project; Miller’s backgrounds, humble brilliance and vision for app-enabling my personal data history is very exciting to me.Here’s how The Locker Project will work. Users will be able to download the data capture and storage code and run it on their own server, or sign up for hosted service – like WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Then the service will pull in and archive all kinds of data that the user has permission to access and store into the user’s personal Locker: Tweets, photos, videos, click-stream, check-ins, data from real-world sensors like heart monitors, health records and financial records like transaction histories. Where data extraction is made easy already by APIs or feeds, Lockers will pull it that way. Where the data is appealing and the Locker community is motivated to do so, data connectors will be built.Searching those data archives has been a technical challenge for many other startups, but the Locker team says it is trivial for them – because they only have to build search to scale across your personal data and the data you’ve been given permission to access by members of your network.Seach and sharing across a user’s network will be powered by Miller’s eagerly-anticipated open source P2P project called Telehash, described as “a new wire protocol for exchanging JSON in a real-time and fully decentralized manner, enabling applications to connect directly and participate as servers on the edge of the network.”The team was not yet willing to disclose the identities of its investors on the record.Apps on Your PlatformBuilding a developer ecosystem is going to be the team’s biggest priority. What will apps look like in the Locker ecosystem? They’ll be pieces of software run locally on top of your personal locker and across any of your network connections that give them permission. The app model is a compelling one and provides a logical source of revenue for Locker and Singly. Presumably they will monetize sales of apps.The team is collecting video testimonials from industry luminaries about what kinds of apps they’d like to see built on top of their data. Singly won first prize in the startup competition at the O’Reilly Strata conference and Tim O’Reilly himself later gave the project a shout-out in a panel on data ownership.The team behind the project say they fantasize about apps like:food recommendations in neighborhoods they’ve visited from restaurants their friends have checked in at a newsfeed filtering out what their click-stream history shows they’ve already readpre-diagnosis of possible medical conditions based on personal medical and other history.Your personal data will likely be of interest on its own, as a type of diary, but it’s probably going to be much more interesting and useful when cross-referenced with other sets of data. Those other sets of data will provide context, surfacing correlations and patterns that would otherwise be invisible. Recommendations, personalization, alerts, benchmarks, social and self assessment: the types of value adds that can be built on top of a good data set are just beginning to be explored. And there are few data sets as interesting, to you, than you.Part of a Big PictureSee also: The Coming Data ExplosionExhaust data, data created as a matter of course by our various activities on and offline but to date under-utilized, is believed by many to be the next big frontier in the creation of apps, services and value in many forms. That’s presuming that things like privacy, permissions, data transmission, storage and more can be done right. The Locker Project aims to do that by doing everything on a personal scale.Kaliya Hamlin, long-time online identity expert and now Executive Director of the Personal Data Ecosystem Collaborative Consortium, is enthusiastic. Hamlin says Miller’s project is “a great development from the perspective of this emerging market/ecosystem happening. Others are looking at getting into the personal data store market as well, personal.com is coming to market for example, services businesses too – this is really happening.”In a blog post on the sector in general earlier this week, Hamlin put it this way:“A nascent but growing industry of personal data storage services is emerging. These strive to allow individuals to collect their own personal data to manage it and then give permissioned access to their digital footprint to the business and services they choose–businesses they trust to provide better customization, more relevant search results, and real value for the user from their data.”She also expects the personal data market to become subject to extensive regulation soon.Miller says that some ad industry people he’s spoken with hope that an independent system for data stores under the control of consumers themselves will help create an atmosphere concerning liability more amenable to innovation on top of that data than exists today. Advertisers are interested of course, but far more app developers will likely seek to build on top of that data once it’s accessible and properly permissioned.The people behind The Locker Project will have no shortage of issues to tackle trying to take a distributed, open-source, app-centric approach to leadership in an emerging era of data. It wouldn’t be the first time that Jeremie Miller has managed to change the world though. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketcenter_img Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Related Posts Tags:#Data Portability#Data Services#web last_img read more

Würth Elektronik expands LAN portfolio with WE-LAN AQ

first_imgWürth Elektronik eiSos is expanding its LAN range with WE-LAN AQ. The LAN transformer for the elevated requirements in the industrial sector is characterized by excellent electrical parameters that can be reproduced in this new series. This enables particularly powerful Ethernet communication interfaces to be set up whose top quality can also be guaranteed in the production of large quantities. WE-LAN AQ can be used in applications up to 1000Base-T.The WE-LAN AQ transformer convinces in an exemplary fashion in terms of crosstalk, insertion loss, return loss, differential and common-mode rejection. Its innovative coil winding technology reduces electrical fluctuations and raises reliability while boosting performance over a wide frequency range. Production in a fully automated process guarantees consistently high quality.The new WE-LAN AQ series Ethernet transformers are cost-effective, robust and reliable components. With a maximum height of just 4.5 millimeters, they are also extremely compact and are ideal for SMT assembly.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components Continue Reading Previous Lanner: HybridTCA, the benefits of converged infrastructureNext Marvell: low power PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD controllerslast_img read more