Mexican WAVE

first_imgMexican Concha is based on sweet enriched leavened dough, not too dissimilar to French brioche. They are round, soft bread rolls with a thick, sugary topping. Typical flavours are chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.Concha is probably the most popular of all the Mexican bakery products and is usually sold individually over the counter or multi-packed into bags of six or a dozen. It is very typical to buy as a mixed variety pack, usually very vibrant in colour.Concha is a popular treat and sweet snack product, not too dissimilar to how doughnuts or muffins would be consumed in the UK. How the product looks is key for consumers on the go, so these really do grab your attention. These vibrant-coloured treats could really create a stir and fit in with UK coffee culture very well.Also, why not experiment with a chocolate and cinnamon Concha option, using cocoa powder and cinnamon to taste.Come and see me give a demonstration of Concha-making at the Baking Industry Exhibition:Tuesday, 23 March: 12pmWednesday, 24 March: 11amTopping Paste RecipeIngredientsgCake margarine400Caster sugar400Flour400Vanilla flavourto tasteFood colouringuse visually (red or yellow are typical)MethodAdd all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and slowly combine using a paddle attachment until clear and smooth. The paste is ready to use or can be stored at chilled temperature in a sealed bag for later use.Dough Recipe (scale up as required)IngredientsgBread Flour100Salt1.4Block yeast6Milk28Improver*Sugar15Vanilla flavourto tasteEgg26Butter or Margarine20* use recommended supplier dosage or omit and bulk fermentMethod1. Mix the dough on a spiral mixer until 80% developed, then add the fat and continue mixing until fully developed (A).2. Scale the dough pieces to 60g, round and place on lined baking sheet (B).3. For the topping paste, weigh at 60g and form into a ball, then flatten to a disc (C). Using a spiral cutter press on to the paste to leave the spiral imprint (D).4. Slightly flatten off the dough balls and place the paste disc on to the dough piece (E). 5. Allow to prove at 22°C for at least two hours or doubled in size (F).6. Bake at 200°C for approximately 20 minutes.last_img read more

Building the First Data Confidence Fabric

first_imgI recently worked with a team of Dell Technologies specialists to finish building the first-ever Data Confidence Fabric (DCF for short). Today, Dell Technologies announced that our prototype code will be contributed to the Linux Foundation to seed Project Alvarium.I’d like to share some of the history behind the seeding of Project Alvarium and how our team at Dell Technologies came to initiate the overall effort.For several years, the CTO of the Dell Technologies Edge and IoT business unit has been touting a vision of data monetization. However, it’s hard to monetize untrusted Edge and IoT data. As he likes to say, “It’s midnight. Do you know where your data has been?”Enterprise storage systems have delivered trusted data to applications for a long time. We started our initial investigation wondering if these same trust principles could be applied to Edge and IoT ecosystems. Recent developments in data valuation, distributed ledgers, and data marketplaces facilitated everything coming together.How was this architecture built at Dell Technologies?We observed that as Edge and IoT data and applications travel toward each other, they cross multiple boundaries such as networks, trust zones, stakeholders, organizations, firewalls, and geographies. We realized that in order to make this work – no single entity can own the trust – after all, imagine if one company owned the internet. Instead, an open-framework must be created in which trust can be inserted and confidence scores calculated. This would enable applications to not only analyze data but also calculate confidence scores that reflect how credible the data is and it became evident to us that it was time to write some code.1st Level of TrustWe started with the EdgeX Foundry chair of the Core Working Group, Trevor Conn. Trevor wrote the first-ever Data Confidence Fabric software using Go Lang, the same programming language EdgeX is written in. His Data Confidence Fabric software registered with EdgeX as a client and began processing simulated device data. The initial confidence score for this data was “0” (no trust was inserted).Dell Technologies then hired three computer science interns from Texas A&M to deploy EdgeX and the Data Confidence Fabric software on a Dell Gateway 3000 with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip. Suffice it to say, the keyboards were smoking hot and the Mountain Dew was flowing freely. The first level of trust insertion used the TPM chip to “sign” simulated data. Then we modified EdgeX to validate the signature by using the TPM’s public key.2nd Level of TrustEdgeX was then adjusted to support N-S-E-W authentication by using VMware’s open-source Lightwave technology. The second level of trust insertion occurred when EdgeX rejected all requests for data except for those coming from the Data Confidence Fabric software.3rd Level of TrustDell Boomi software was invoked by the Data Confidence Fabric software to gather provenance and appended this metadata to the sensor reading. This third level of trust insertion gives an application increased confidence in the history of the data.4th Level of TrustThe Data Confidence Fabric software then stored the data locally using IPFS (an immutable, open-source storage system). This fourth level of trust insertion gives an application confidence that the data/provenance has not been tampered with. It also has the additional benefit of enabling analytics to access data closer to the source.5th Level of TrustThe Data Confidence Fabric software then registered the data into VMware’s blockchain (based on the open-source Project Concord consensus algorithm). This fifth level of trust insertion contains the pointer to the data, as well as the confidence history/score.Creating a Trust ScoreHow was the score calculated? For the sake of demonstration, addition was used to try and shoot for a “Perfect 10”.This represents a sample of how a score can be created, but going forward, confidence scoring algorithms will be established through vendor-neutral collaboration in Project Alvarium.Our first Data Confidence Fabric uses a configuration file, but going forward, the industry can create a dynamic framework in which trust insertion components register themselves and are inserted on-the-fly. We believe there is not single DCF, rather each organization decides what works for them and confidence scores are generated by the open algorithms that take different factors into consideration.I mentioned before that Dell Boomi software played a big role in this Data Confidence Fabric and I wanted to share some thoughts on the project from Dell Boomi’s CTO, Michael J. Morton. According to Michael, “The concept of a trust fabric will increasingly become critical in order to make reliable and non-damaging business decisions due to the ever-increasing volume and velocity of Edge data, as well as the increasing risk of tainted data going undetected. In order to securely collect the metadata that is used in producing confidence scores, the Dell Boomi integration platform-as-a service was used to demonstrate how to accomplish this necessity, as well as a technology option of the loosely-coupled Project Alvarium framework.”In closing, I’d like to say that coding the first Data Confidence Fabric was a fulfilling experience. We strived to use open source technologies whenever and wherever possible,    but we also demonstrated that all vendors can benefit from Project Alvarium in that trust        fabrics can be built from a mix of open source and commercial technologies.last_img read more

April 30, 2006 News and Notes

first_imgApril 30, 2006 News and Notes News and Notes Alan M. Weisberg of Christopher & Weisberg has been appointed to the executive committee of the Florida Council of the American Electronics Association. Joseph L. Stone, of counsel at Seyfarth Shaw, received the inaugural Fellows Award of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. John Kozyak of Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton in Miami has been named a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Kozyak practices commercial litigation matters at his bankruptcy firm. Brian Abramson of Lott & Friedland earned the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Florida International University College of Law. Nicole Valdivieso of Lott and Friedland has been elected secretary of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida. Maxine M. Long, a partner at Shutts & Bowen, was elected president of the Murray Dranoff Foundation’s board. Fred Karlinsky, a shareholder with Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate in Ft. Lauderdale, moderated a panel discussion in London on “The Impact of the 2005 Hurricanes in the United States and the Future for the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry.” Raymond T. “Tom” Elligett, Jr., of Schropp, Buell & Elligett in Tampa spoke on business income and extra expense insurance coverage at the Metropolitan Bar Caucus Disaster Preparedness Program at the ABA 2006 midyear meeting in Chicago. Christy L. Hertz, a partner with Merlin & Hertz in Coral Gables, instructed at the Parenting Coordination 11th Judicial Circuit Training Course seminar. Kimberly A. Cook of Abadin Jaramillo Cook & Heffernan in Miami has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Bruce A. Blitman of Ft. Lauderdale was approved as a mediator for the Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Program. Dale S. Appell of Tampa was admitted to the U.S. Middle District of Florida. Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff, Sen. Nan Rich and Sen. Walter “Skip” Campbell were honored by Florida’s Children First for their ongoing support of children’s issues. Amy E. Furness a shareholder at Carlton Fields’ Miami office and Kelly Cruz-Brown a shareholder at Carlton Fields’ Tallahassee office both helped to host a reception for the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Scott M. Solkoff of Boynton Beach was named a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Alan Rosenthal, a partner at Adorno & Yoss, was appointed chair of the Pinecrest Charter Review Commission. Kathryn Angell Carr, a shareholder at Abel Band’s Sarasota office, has been elected to the board of directors of the Argus Foundation. Carlton Fields held a reception in honor of the Florida Justice Institute and its Volunteer Lawyers Project for the Southern District of Florida, an organization devoted to pro bono work. Loring N. Spolter of Ft. Lauderdale presented a seminar on “No and Low Cost Marketing Strategies for Solo Practitioners and Small Law Firms” for the Broward County Bar Association. James K. Rubin of North Miami Beach was a speaker at a seminar titled “Firearm Laws in Florida,” hosted by Lorman Education Services. Mayda Prego of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed in Miami was chosen to participate in the National Hispanic Leadership Institute’s Executive Leadership Program. Geralyn M. Passaro of Stephens, Lynn, Klein, et. al. in Ft. Lauderdale presented “Claims Against Real Estate Brokers” to the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Board of Realtors. Melanie Emmons Damian and Peter F. Valori of Miami were elected to the board of directors of Educate Tomorrow, a nonprofit that seeks to provide mentors to at-risk youth. Diana Santa Maria of Ft. Lauderdale presented “Trial Presentation of Past and Future Medical Expenses” at the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Annual Workhorse Seminar in Orlando. Mark S. Bentley of GrayRobinson’s Tampa office presented “Challenges to Rezoning, Variance, and Development Denials — What Works and How to Avoid Lengthy, Costly Disappointments” at the international seminar, “Regulatory Takings, Facing the Challenges and Knowing the Remedies.” Brian H. Bieber, a partner at Hirschhorn, Bieber in Miami, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Florida Council of the American Electronics Association. John W. Dill presented “Jury Selection in the Medical Malpractice Case” at a seminar sponsored by the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers in Orlando. Samuel Bearman of Pensacola spoke to the Southern Trial Lawyers Association on how to handle insurance claims related to hurricane damage. Maria Korvick was honored with the Mario P. Goderich “Paver” Award by the Cuban American Bar Association. The award is intended to honor a member of the legal community who demonstrates leadership, commitment, ethics, and integrity. Christopher T. Vernon of Treiser, Collins & Vernon in Naples spoke at the Cayman Islands Society of Financial Analysts. He discussed trends in investment litigation. Nancy E. Stroud of Lewis, Stroud & Deutsch is a co-author of a recently published LexisNexis treatise “Planning and Control of Land Development Cases and Materials.” Stroud’s focus was on the zoning process and on regulation of religious uses. Ronald A. Christaldi of de la Parte & Gilbert in Tampa has been appointed to the advisory board of Creative Tampa Bay, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to synergizing the community’s assets to cultivate an environment that encourages creativity. William F. “Bill” Hamilton of Holland & Knight’s Tampa office presented “Practical Pointers for Practitioners: Counseling Clients While Proving Your Case” at the third National In-House Counsel Conference on Defending and Managing Complex Litigation. Arthur Garcia, Jr., of North Miami Beach was a guest speaker on “Ethical Issues in Client Representaton” at the How to Run a More Efficient Legal Practice Seminar. John Pankauski of West Palm Beach spoke on attorney ethics at a Palm Beach County Bar Association luncheon. The topic was “Ethics—Serving and Avoiding Service.” Andrew P. Rock of Kingsford & Rock in Maitland presented a workshop titled “Appraisal Provisions in Property Policies” at the PLRB/LIRB 2006 Claims Conference in Nashville. Marie Lefere of Holland & Knight’s Ft. Lauderdale office was the recipient of its Tillie Kidd Fowler Leadership Award, which honors an individual who demonstrates high standards and commitment to excellence. Alan Rosenthal of Adorno & Yoss in Miami has been appointed chair of the Pinecrest Charter Review Commission. He will lead the review of the village’s charter every six years. John Tucker of Tucker & Ludin in Clearwater was recognized by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Books as a contributing author of Employee Benefits Law, second edition. Liz Consuegra of Berger Singerman’s Miami office has been appointed to the board of directors for the Guardianship Program of Dade County. The program was established to provide guardianship services when no guardian is available. Barbara Ehrich Locke, of Holland & Knight’s Miami office has been named to a Bar grievance committee that investigates and prosecutes complaints filed against attorneys in Florida. She will serve a three-year term. Kenneth J. McKenna of Dellecker, Wilson, King, McKenna & Ruffier in Orlando was elected to the board of directors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida, Inc. Stephen Edward Silkowski of Jacksonville spoke at the Lorman Education Services seminar on “Children’s Records Law” in Florida on records creation and the public’s right to access their contents. William R. Lane, Jr., has been named a fellow by the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel at the association’s annual meeting. Christopher Hopkins and Allison Miller-Bernstein chaired the seminar “Florida Arbitration Cases” at the West Palm Beach Convention Center. Peter Antonacci of GrayRobinson in Tallahassee has been appointed to the Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission by Gov. Jeb Bush. Jack R. Reiter of Adorno & Yoss’ Miami office addressed the Miami Beach Bar Association on “Preserving Errors on Appeal.” Frank W. Leonhardt of GrayRobinson in Orlando received the Silver Beaver Award from the Boy Scouts of America. Bernard Siegel of Wellington was featured as a speaker on the topic of stem cells and public policy at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in Washington D.C. Mac Richard McCoy of Carlton Fields in Tampa was elected to serve as one of the three co-chairs for the 2007 Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Dellecker, Wilson, King, Mckenna & Ruffier has signed on as the presenting sponsor for the annual Hearts of Gold event to benefit the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. David R. Punzak of Carlton Fields in St. Petersburg received the 2006 ABA National Public Service Award. Akerman Senterfitt’s Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Group is assisting clients with their preparations for this year’s hurricane season. Addressing a wide range of issues that arise prior to, during, and after a hurricane, construction and project development clients are receiving guidelines drafted by the group. Keith E. Rounsaville of Akerman Senterfitt’s Orlando office wrote “Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence” in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Criminal Antitrust Lititgation handbook. Marcia S. Cohen of St. Petersburg gave a presentation on the U.S. Equal Pay Act at a breakfast roundtable sponsored by the French-American Foundation in Paris. Stacie L. Carpenter McElroy of Dean Mead’s Ft. Lauderdale office was elected president of the Treasure Coast Association of Women Lawyers. Michael Colodny of Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate organized a seminar titled “Ethical and Effective Advocacy in 2006,” which was highlighted by Florida Sentate President Tom Lee. Jonathan B. Trohn of GrayRobinson in Lakeland was named a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Leslie J. Lott of Lott & Friedland in Coral Gables authored a chapter titled “Special Remedies for Counterfeit” in “Trademark Infringement Remedies” published by the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law. Dennis J. Wall of Orlando wrote a hurricane insurance coverage article that was published by the Orange County Bar Association’s journal, The Briefs. April 30, 2006 News & Noteslast_img read more

Syracuse to play Kansas State in inaugural Pinstripe Bowl

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural New Era Pinstripe Bowl Thursday, SU Athletic Director Daryl Gross announced at an afternoon press conference. ‘We have such a great announcement,’ Gross said. ‘It’s not the biggest secret in the world, but we have accepted a bid to play in the Pinstripe Bowl.’ The Pinstripe Bowl will take place Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m. at Yankee Stadium. The Orange will face off against Kansas State, which accepted a bid to the bowl Friday. In addressing the media Friday at an afternoon press conference, SU head coach Doug Marrone said the bowl trip was a ‘dream come true.’ ‘This team has accomplished a great deal, and this is a great reward for us,’ he said. ‘We talked about it all year. We have our goals that we all signed on for.’AdvertisementThis is placeholder text On Thursday, Gross rarely stopped beaming during a 14-minute press conference in which he wore cufflinks that displayed the interlocking ‘NY’ logo of the New York Yankees. After Syracuse’s season ended last Saturday with a 16-7 loss to Boston College, talks between the Yankees and Syracuse started to heat up. The Pinstripe Bowl gets the fourth selection from the Big East. But with the ‘mutual attraction’ between the two parties, Gross said it made sense to accept the bid now than to wait for other bowl possibilities. ‘We’re elated,’ he said. ‘We’re happy to be back at a bowl. To be in the Pinstripe Bowl is a really nice thing for us. Like Doug (Marrone) said, if we’re not going to be in a BCS bowl, there couldn’t be a more perfect bowl for us to be in.’ Later, Gross added that the novelty of the bowl made it such an easy choice for the department to accept. The bowl is the first in the New York City area since the 1981 Garden State Bowl in Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. It is the first bowl in New York since 1962, when Miami played Nebraska in the Gotham Bowl in the original Yankee Stadium. ‘It’s kind of a once-in-a-lifetime type of event,’ Gross said. For a team and program attempting to market itself as ‘New York’s college team,’ a trip to the Pinstripe Bowl in perhaps the most iconic stadium in New York can ‘only enhance that,’ Gross said. ‘It couldn’t be any better,’ he said. ‘There we are, for a whole week, to take over the town and paint it Orange. Not just taxi tops. We’ll be playing down there, as well.’ Marrone grew up in the Bronx, about nine miles from Yankee Stadium. His grandfather worked as an usher for Yankee Stadium. So for the SU head coach, the bowl will also be a trip home, making it all the more special. ‘I don’t know how many coaches get to play in a venue that they grew up around their entire life,’ Marrone said. ‘I think it is, without a doubt, a dream come true to go home.’ Mark Holtzman, the Pinstripe Bowl’s executive director, was on hand during the Syracuse men’s basketball game against North Carolina State Saturday to present Marrone and SU with an official invite. ‘We’re still high-fiving,’ Holtzman said of Syracuse’s inclusion to the bowl after the presentation. ‘The smile hasn’t worn off.’ In Marrone’s second season at the helm, the Orange returned to a bowl game for the first time since 2004. Its 7-5 record was the first winning season for the program since 2001. And it came after a 4-8 season last year that led to a preseason pick of seventh in the conference in the Big East media poll. But SU surprised with four road victories in the Big East, including signature wins at South Florida and West Virginia. In its final road conference win at Rutgers on Nov. 13, it clinched bowl eligibility with a 13-10 victory over the Scarlet Knights. [email protected] [email protected] Published on December 1, 2010 at 12:00 pmcenter_img Commentslast_img read more

Australian cruises to UK Snooker title

first_imgHe made the maximum in the sixth frame as he dominated the final against the Chinese outsider.Robertson was the 2010 world champion and a former World Number 1.last_img

Nine goal fest on CAF U-17 finals opening day in Casablanca

first_imgThe opening day of the 10th CAF U-17 Championship finals taking place in Morocco produced nine goals from the double header matches played at Mohammed V stadium in Casablanca. Morocco scored four in defeating Gabon 4-1 while in the second match Tunisia got the better of Botswana by a 3-1 score line.The Atlas Cubs made up of players largely from football academies in Belgium, France, Netherlands and Spain has huge expectations on them from many and as coach Abdellah Elidrissi put it after the match , “they had never played together a game against another national team.” It however did not really look that way at the beautifully manicured grass at Mohamed V Stadium where the Cubs did not take long to strike against the Baby Panthers of Gabon. Morocco’s first goal came in the seventh minute through Hamza Sakhi and three minutes later they had a second.The home side was dominating the game with team captain Nabil Jaadi at the center of the majority of Morocco’s good play. The Atlas Cubs were passing the ball, moving and creating chances with character and precision much to the delight of the crowd.The Moroccans played with cohesion and solidity and unity that defied a team playing together in a competitive match for the first time. After dominating the first period in the second half the Gabonese two goals down upped the ante and competed more. But the next goal came from the Moroccans through Bnou Marzouk with a header from a free-kick. According to the coach “We wanted to score more goals and not concede but in the end you have to be happy with today’s work, performance and result. Our target remains reaching the semi-finals and it’s a good start towards that goal” Gabon whose passing game was growing and improving as the game wore on pulled one back when their captain Guy Reteno was fouled in the box and up stepped Eyamba Obouoyi to score the spot kick.Moroccans made it four in the added on time when Jaadi dribbled through before slotting past the keeper.Meanwhile the Baby Panthers of Gabon seemed to have been shocked by Morocco’s fast and furious start to the game and did not quite recover from the quick and early punches. Gabon coach Rigobert Nzamba said after the match “We succumbed to stage fright and did not play to our capabilities at all, yes, my youthful side did not handle the occasion of playing in U-17 Championship finals well and were scared today. We lost to a better team today. The difference between the two teams, was that Morocco has the presence of many players in their ranks coming from training centers in Europe with the pace and quality of daily work with their clubs. Our players are, admittedly, a little behind on some of those attributes and systems of everyday work and training “.Tunisia vs. Botswana In the second match of the day in Group A it was almost a similar story with Tunisia establishing dominance just like Morocco in their game against Botswana. The Tunisians’ technical mastery was tested against the athleticism of the Young Zebras of Botswana. According to Abdelay Ben Soltane, the coach of the Carthage Eaglets “Carthage Eaglets. I expected a physical game with their direct play, their fighting spirit, their physical condition” Soltane was pleased with the way his charges played in particular how they started.It took the Eaglets mere 30 seconds to be on the score sheet through Mohamed Ben Larbin and the same player converted a penalty three minutes later to make it 2-0. The Young Zebras eventually steadied the ship and played as if nothing had happened in the opening minutes.The Southern Africans reduced the arrears through Tumisang Orebonye and the score was 2-1 at half time.Botswana coach Kagiso Kobedi ‘s side battled on in the second looking for the equaliser but it was Tunisia who scored again in the 50th minute through Nidhal Ben Salem .So after the opening day’s proceedings in Group A Morocco lead the standing , followed by Tunisia a, then Botswana and Gabon On Tuesday 16th April hosts Morocco will take on Botswana while Tunisia and Gabon battle it out in the other match. With the semi-finalists at this tournament automatically qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in United Arab Emirates in October/November 2013, Morocco and Tunisia will approach Tuesday games fully aware that another win could secure that semi-final place, while for Botswana and Gabon a second loss spells the end of a semi-final dream.The action turns to Group B in Marrakech for the opening games on Sunday 14th April, featuring Congo vs. Ivory Coast first and then Nigeria vs. Ghana.last_img read more