Blake Alonzo

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NASA's heat shield tech could save firefighters' lives

NASA has teamed up with the Department of Agriculture's Forest Service to see if the agency's heat shield technology could be adapted to protect people during forest fires. Currently, firefighters carry a 4.3-pound "personal fire shelter" -- a large tinfoil snuggie that's designed to keep them safe …

Stream DJ George Costanza's very internet "Cringeworthy" mix - New Music

DJ George Costanza, half of pop-noise crunkmetal project Extreme Animals, just gifted the internet with a mix that might not be the mix we thought we …

Remixes

Hear a new album composed entirely on the Buchla 200

<b>Two French composers pay homage to one of the first modular synthesizers.</b><p>French label Versatile Records has released the fruits of a unique …

Tim Cook just sent a powerful warning to the US government

Cook's pro-privacy speech came just days after Facebook introduced support for the technology on its social network for the first time.<p>Strong encryption has become a contentious issue and a source of rising tensions between the US government and the tech community.<p>The term refers to data masked in …

Privacy

Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis?

A small cadre of fanatics insists music would sound better if instruments were tuned differently. Ted Gioia spent a week putting put their theories …

Piano

The internet's biggest TV pirate calls it quits after scam

If you enjoy getting the latest TV shows from EZTV, you may want to stop that now, and not just because it's illegal. It's also more risky, because the hugely popular torrent site is now in the hands of potentially bad actors, according to <i>TorrentFreak</i>. Former staffers said that EZTV's founder …

Video Game Jazz Jams with The Consouls

<b>Interview:</b> We talk Final Fantasy, Super Mario, Skyrim and more with video game jazz band The Consouls.<p>Six-piece Jazz outfit The Consouls have made a …

Technology (Australia)

Watch: ‘Key & Peele’ Find a Haven From Racism in Hilarious ‘Negrotown’ Sketch

Watch: 'Key & Peele' Find a Haven From Racism in Hilarious 'Negrotown' Sketch<p>READ MORE: ‘Key & Peele’ On Mastering Cinematic Sketch Comedy, with a …

Brazil

Ben Williams Delivers Jazz Cover of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

"When you call it jazz, people start to expect a certain thing," says bassist Ben Williams on his upcoming sophomore album . Jazz fans and fellow …

Pat Metheny

LessonFace with John Heussenstamm: Introduction to Jazz Guitar

<b>This video and article offer introductory jazz guitar concepts from guitarist and music educator John Heussenstamm. Author and co-author of multiple</b> …

Electric Guitar