Edge computing will blow away the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — The ubiquitous cloud computing craze may not be long for this world if venture capitalist Peter Levine is right. The Andreessen Horowitz general partner said that as more computing capabilities move to so-called “edge” devices, including anything from driverless cars and drones to the boundless devices that make up the internet of things (IoT), the cloud will slowly evaporate.

“A large portion of computation that gets done in the cloud today will return to the edge,” said Levine at the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Network event here Tuesday.

Levine said the driverless car, whose 200-plus CPUs effectively make it a “data center on wheels,” is a prime example of an edge device whose computing capabilities must be self-contained. Levine said that an autonomous vehicle relying on the cloud fo

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MAMA I LOVE YOU! The Game & Zulay Henao Are Giving Away FREE Groceries To Deserving Mothers!

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This will surely warm hearts everywhere! The Game and actress Zulay Henao are giving away a month’s worth of free groceries to deserving mothers. Find out how you can gift your own mother some free groceries inside…

In light of all of the negatively going on in the world right now, rapper The Game and Single Moms Club actress Zulay Henao are spreading positive vibes and helping out some deserving mothers in a major way.

The twosome has teamed up with Partners In Kynd to launch a new campaign called “#YoMamaMyMama.”

Here’s how it works.

Fans are given instructions to enter their moms to be chosen to receive a month’s worth of FREE groceries. Yep, FREE groceries for a full month!

Yesterday, The Game and Zulay met with one of his lucky fans, Eunice Hicks, her mother Yvette Hicks (who is a mother to 8 children), her sister and her son Ti’Tus for a grocery shopping spree in L.A.

Game wrote on his Instagram page,

So in the midst of all the negativity & tragedy the world has witnessed over the past 10 days… I wake up on a mission to try to spread as much positivity as possible in hopes of shifting the negativity & creating a more peaceful vibe amongst us all…… So today we allowed someone to highlight their mother & tell us why she deserved this $ 1,000 grocery shopping spree…. & @eunice_hicks was chosen & she met us with her beautiful mother “YVETTE HICKS” & her son & younger sister for our 1st #YoMamaMyMama….. Not only was it cool to help out a hardworking mother of 8… It was also heartwarming to meet “TI’TUS @eunice_hicks son… You know game love luhhhhh the kids…. Me & @partnersinkynd will be highlighting other #MotherOfTheDay’s & figuring out creative ways to show them how much we appreciate them…. Without our mothers, their would be no us & if I don’t know anything else about people in this world… I know for a fact, WE LOVE OUR MAMAS…… Be sure to FOLLOW @partnersinkynd NOW & stay tuned for the next #YoMamaMyMama because it will only get better from here….. Tonight was amazing !!! Glad I could put a huge smile on your mothers face for you…….. #TheRobinHoodProject #PartnersInKind #KindnessIsSexy #Kiss4Charity #MotherOfTheDay & on that note…. HOODNIGHT (no typo)

And get this, the campaign is open to all mothers natonwide. If you’re not in the L.A. area, you can still enter your mother to win the grand prize and they will send you the funds to take your mother shopping. SWEET!

Peep the pics from their first shopping spree below:

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LOVES IT! You can stop by The Game’s IG page for the official rules on how to enter.

We’ve got to give it up to The Game and Zulay for paying it forward!

Before they hit up the grocery store:

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The Game and Zulay, who’s gearing up to star in the upcoming flick Destined also starring Cory Hardrict, met up for lunch at The Ivy.

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The Colombian actress, who’s currently dating model Joel Rush, and the rapper sat outside chatting it up, likely discussing their philanthropic plans.

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Before he pulled off in his red drop top luxury vehicle, Game stopped for a moment to snap an “us-ie” with an eager valet worker.

 

Photos: Splash/Game’s IG

Source: http://theybf.com/2016/07/20/mama-i-love-you-the-game-zulay-henao-are-giving-away-free-groceries-to-deserving-mothers

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“Blood, Sweat & Heels” Star Daisy Lewellyn Passes Away At 36, Bravo “Actively Planning Memorial”

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In sad news, Daisy Lewellyn, style expert and star of Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” passed away early this morning. We have the full story inside.

At the age of 36, reality star and style expert Daisy Lewellyn has passed away.  Just one year ago, she revealed on the last season of “Blood, Sweat & Heels” that she had been battling stage 3 cancer of the bile ducts for the last year.  She was diagnosed in 2014.

We’re told her circle of friends and families made phone calls last night asking for prayers for Daisy.  This morning, she passed away.

On the show, the consistently upbeat and optimistic Essence & InStyle fashion contributor kept up with her tv appearances during her battle, not even informing her own team about her diagnosis until she was left no choice.

Daisy appeared on “Kathy Lee & Hoda” while the last season of “BS&H” aired and revealed the cancer had gone into remission.

Bravo released a statement today that reads:

“We are devastated to learn that Daisy Lewellyn from Bravo’s ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ has passed away this morning after a battle with a rare form of cancer. Daisy passed on in peace and filled with joy, surrounded by her family and friends. We are all saddened to lose this wonderful woman. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy is expressed.”

We also learned from a Bravo producer that the network is actively planning a way to memorialize the L.A. native.

Daisy’s former co-stars, including Geneva Thomas and Demetria Lucas, have also poured out their condolences.

Just last month, Daisy shot a style segment for TvOne:

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We send our prayers and condolences to Daisy’s family, friends, associates, and support circle at this difficult time.

 

Photos: Getty/Facebook

Source: http://theybf.com/2016/04/08/blood-sweat-heels-star-daisy-lewellyn-passes-away-at-36-bravo-actively-planning-memorial

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5 Things You Must Do To Keep Some Dirtbag From Renting Out Your Crib While You’re Away on Vacay

While “John and Ed” were at Burning Man earlier this month, their paid house sitter (from TrustedHousesitters.com no less) listed their San Francisco pad on Airbnb. , this naturally prompts the question: what can I, as a person who leaves my home from time to time, do to prevent something similar, or worse, from happening to me? Here’s the answer.


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Be Your Own NSA: How To Keep Some Dirtbag From Renting Out Your Crib While You’re Away on Vacay

While “John and Ed” were at Burning Man earlier this month, their paid house sitter (from TrustedHousesitters.com no less) listed their San Francisco pad on Airbnb. , this naturally prompts the question: what can I, as a person who leaves my home from time to time, do to prevent something similar, or worse, from happening to me? Here’s the answer.


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Everything Channel CEO: Changing Business Models Is Key To Success In Cloud
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Related FAQ:
Question by Kevin: What the heck is “cloud computing” in layman’s terms? and why is it “the future”?

Best answer:

Answer by fedia_fedia
Your computer will be remote.

All calculations will be done on a fast server, and you’ll just receive the visual information.

it’s the future because it’s extremely universal, you’ll be able to run any app, any game, any file on any device with internet or a screen. Crysis 2 on iPhone is more likely than you think.

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!