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Make Your Acoustic Rhythm Playing Interesting! Part 9 - Acoustic Blues [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: In part 9 we begin exploring the wonderful genre of the 12 bar blues. Here it is presented in a stripped back version of the …

Guitar

YouTube is leaving its creators in the dark

The site is mass delisting videos from its ad program, spreading the sense of persecution in communities from LGBT to the alt-right.<p>The automated …

New Media

Don't Be Surprised When Your Local News Starts Showing Pro-Trump Propaganda

Sinclair Broadcasting is already forcing conservative opinion segments onto local networks.<p>If you haven't heard of it yet, Sinclair Broadcasting is a media company that owns hundreds of local TV stations across the United States. By some estimates, it's able to reach 70 percent of American …

Propaganda

Robert Reich: To restore our democracy we must tax wealth

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said …

Equality

14 Remarkable Ways My Life Changed When I Quit Social Media

Social media works like a drug. You can't leave it easily.<p><i>How did your life change after leaving Social Media? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Shovan Chowdhury, on Quora:</b><p>My friend …

Happiness

The 20 Best Documentaries You Can Watch for Free on YouTube

YouTube documentaries are proof that the age-old idiom “the truth is stranger than fiction” often still applies.<p>Documentary filmmaking itself has …

Documentaries

Here’s why Danish society is so much happier than ours (hint: their CEOs wash dishes)

Their ‘Law of Jante’ doctrine prizes equality…sometimes at the risk of mediocrity<p>Imagine Mark Zuckerberg bringing a bag lunch to work every day, or …

Happiness

How Corporate Capitalism Looted Democracy

The party of Trump is being torn to pieces by its own crackpot, bigoted leader, and Democrats are eagerly feeding on the carcass. But we can already …

Equality

With scripted comedy videos, The Washington Post wants to provide “new entry points to the news”

Making fun of both Apple and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the same time isn’t easy, but The Washington Post somehow pulled it off. Earlier this month the newspaper’s video team published “Meet Sarah, the New Siri,” a short satirical video that used the stylings of Apple’s …

Journalism

CDC official sends troubling message to employees about media questions

Via Pixabay<p><b>AN OFFICIAL WITH THE CENTERS FOR</b> Disease Control and Prevention has instructed employees not to speak directly with members of the press, …

Journalism

iPhone X widens the gap between tech haves and have-nots

This wasn't the typical start to an Apple event.<p>Rather than a loud, slickly produced marketing video, Apple played an audio clip of late co-founder Steve Jobs speaking about creating "wonderful things" as his way of showing appreciation for humanity. Later on, an image flashed of Jobs holding the …

IPhone 8

Trump: Rich people won't benefit 'at all' from tax plan

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the rich won’t be getting richer under his administration’s tax plan and even signaled a willingness to raise taxes on the wealthy.<p>“The rich will not be gaining at all with this plan,” he told reporters ahead of a meeting with a bipartisan group of …

Donald Trump

I Shot a Hurricane Irma Photo That Went Viral, and I Wasn’t Paid a Dime

My name is Michael Sechler, and I’m a photography enthusiast based in Sarasota, Florida. I recently shot a Hurricane Irma photo that went viral and …

Hurricane Irma

15 Essential Camera Shots, Angles and Movements

9/13/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Sareesh Sudhakaran has divided 15 essential camera shots into three groups of 5 each: Angles, Shot Sizes and …

Portrait Photography

How finance workers are paying the price for the industry's profit

A job in banking and insurance used to be a most sought-after prize for many working class school leavers. Not only was it a clean and safe …

Banking

'World Without Mind' Is An Urgent, Personal Polemic

<i>Jason Heller is a Hugo Award-winning editor and author of the forthcoming book</i> Strange Stars <i>(Melville House). Twitter:</i> <i>@jason_m_heller</i><p>Franklin Foer's departure in 2014 from <i>The New Republic</i>, where he'd served as editor-in-chief for seven years, was not a peaceful one. The venerable liberal magazine …

Journalism

Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools. That’s a Mistake.

The current debate over public education underestimates its value—and forgets its purpose.<p>Public schools have always occupied prime space in the excitable American imagination. For decades, if not centuries, politicians have made hay of their supposed failures and extortions. In 2004, Rod Paige, …

Education

The ultrawealthy have 10% of global GDP stashed in tax havens — and it’s making inequality worse than it appears

• <b>New research based on the Panama Papers highlights the extent of offshore wealth.</b>• <b><br>About 10% of global gross domestic product is hidden in tax havens, making inequality worse than it looks.</b>• <b><br>US inequality is the worst among rich nations, but Europe has also gotten more unequal.</b><p>The Panama Papers and …

Equality

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

Veles used to make porcelain for the whole of Yugoslavia. Now it makes fake news.<p>This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.<p>The scale is …

Fake News

Here’s what happened when Reagan went after healthcare programs. It’s not good.

The latest cuts have a less-than-stellar precedent<p>In the early 1980s, during President Ronald Reagan’s first few years in office, his administration …

Health Care

The One Move to Make After Equifax Breach

With the angry glare of the public eye squarely focused on Equifax after announcing a massive breach, the company is waiving fees on credit freezes. Which is good news because it's the only thing that's going to save your bacon.<p>The company had previously offered victims a free year of credit report …

Identity Theft

I used the iPhone X, and I can already tell it'll be worth its $1,000 price

Yes, it's expensive.<p>The new iPhone X will start at an eye-popping $999 when it goes on sale November 3.<p>Take some time and absorb that sticker shock.<p>The iPhone may be celebrating its 10th anniversary, but it's bucking the notion that technology gets cheaper over time. Even the iPhone 8 and the …

Phones

The iPhone X proves the Unabomber was right

The introduction of the new iPhone X — which features wireless charging, facial recognition and a price tag of $999 — appears to be a minor event in the advance of technology. But it’s an excellent illustration of something that has long gone unrecognized: The Unabomber had a point.<p>Not about …

Chosen

The most respected medical journal in the US just eviscerated a drug that's cost taxpayers over $1 billion

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine poses a really important question to lawmakers and taxpayers alike.<p>Over the past five years, why has the US government spent $1 billion on a drug that is no more effective than alternatives that are tens of thousands of dollars cheaper per …

Medicine

The Day Nothing Changed

It’s 9/11 again – and almost nobody is commemorating the anniversary. It didn’t even occur to me to use my print column space for the purpose, given all the ongoing current horrors. But since I have a bit of time before my 14-hour flight, I thought I’d take a few minutes to talk about what was …

Pearl Harbor

Unions Aren't Obsolete, They're Being Crushed by Right-Wing Politics

A new report lays out how effective the assault on organized labor has been.<p>Growing up in heavily Republican Missouri years ago, Dawn Burnfin was sure that workers in the modern world didn't need the labor movement.<p>"I was taught that unions were just a bad deal all the way around," she said. "I …

Equality

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather, either every company is a tech company but most suck at it, or most aren’t tech companies but should be. Either way, we’re gonna have a bad time. Stock photo companies oughta be making more images of hackers because that cat …

Security

Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders

We could learn a few things from Native Americans, not least of which is flexibility in gender roles.<p>In fact, until European Christians forced a …

Gender

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

For some reason, there’s a mystique about painting glazes and a belief that glazing is difficult or even near impossible to master. As a result, …

Painting

The Wall Street Journal's Trump problem

Dozens have left the paper in the past year and interviews with current and ex-staffers show outrage over pressure from management to normalize Trump<p>On Monday 13 February, just over three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerry Baker held a town-hall …

Journalism