The phrase system disaggregation or server disaggregation refers to a design pattern for both manufacturing and deployment of a computing system whose component parts are constructed as individual units, and connected using network fabric instead of a system bus. Today, a computer’s motherboard incorporates a central processor, main memory, a chipset that manages the motherboard’s internal functions, interfaces to the other external components a computer may use (e.g., display, storage, networking), and a bus that acts as a circuit tying them all together.
A future computer might be built very differently. So long as network fabric (short-distance, high-speed interconnections over high-grade cables such as fiber) are at least as fast, if not faster, than a bus, then the components that were once rooted to a motherboard may become more loosely coupled — perhaps manufactured separately. In such a market,
Chesmar Homes will be breaking ground on Nov. 5 in the Texas City community of Lago Mar as it begins construction of its seventh Greater Houston Builders Association Benefit Home. Land Tejas donated the homesite, which is their 18th lot donation to the Benefit Homes Project, a 40-year-old charity fundraiser of the GHBA.
Their team of vendors and suppliers have already begun committing donations of materials and services to construct the home. These donations will ensure that, when the house sells at market value, proceeds will go to two local charities, HomeAid Houston and Operation Finally Home. Since the fundraiser began 40 years ago, nearly 12 million dollars has been raised.… Read More
While stuck inside during the pandemic, plenty of people have decided to spruce up their surroundings.
The result has been great for home improvement retailers such as Home Depot, Lowe’s and Ace Hardware, which have seen sales spike as the nation shelters in place. But the time and money people are putting into their homes now could have long-term benefits for a completely different industry—packaged-food manufacturers.
Sean Connolly, CEO of Conagra Brands, maker of Duncan Hines cakes, Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn and Slim Jim meat snacks, believes that even when a vaccine arrives and restaurants begin running at full capacity again, people will feel pulled toward spending more time around the house because of all the upgrades they’ve made to their kitchens, furniture and entertainment systems.
“Now that they’ve made these investments into nesting or cocooning—whatever you want to call it—we expect they’re going to want to get a return on
- Silicon Valley has long been known for its lavish employee perks, like on-site fitness classes and free meals.
- But as the coronavirus crisis continues to keep workers at home, many tech companies are shifting from fun perks to accommodating benefits — particularly for working parents.
- Tech companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Salesforce have started offering benefits like free back-up childcare, extra paid caregiver leave, and subsidized memberships to childcare and tutoring services.
- Experts say the emphasis on helping working parents may have been spurred by the pandemic, but will stick around even after life begins to return to normal.
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When much of corporate America shifted to remote work six months ago, it initially seemed like it could be to the advantage of working parents. But working from home came with a new slew of
Featuring Personalized Stationery, Notebooks, and Greeting Cards Designed by Independent Artists and Supporting Local Communities and Front Line Heroes
Minted, the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from the best independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of its Notes of Gratitude collection benefiting World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. As we collectively navigate these unprecedented times, Minted invites consumers to use the power of a handwritten note to express gratitude, send a message to a loved one, and journal your thoughts, all while supporting your local community.
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Minted, the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of its Notes of Gratitude collection benefiting World Central Kitchen. Minted’s