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Counter-terrorism

Virtual reality training is a cost-effective and rapid solution to bridge the gap of increased terrorist-related incidents worldwide. Sgt. Josh LeCappelain/US Department of Defense<p><b>Counter-terrorism is one of many fields advancing training programs with the implementation of augmented and virtual</b> …

Mixed Reality

Three Ways to Make Your Own Virtual Reality Tours

Last week Google released a new tool for creating your virtual reality tours that can be viewed in either your web browser or in a Google Cardboard …

Virtual Reality

A Highly Percussive Fingerstyle Acoustic Cover of the Iconic Michael Jackson Song ‘Billie Jean’

Alexandr Misko, the remarkably talented Russian guitarist about whom we’ve previously written, performed a highly percussive, upbeat fingerstyle …

Guitar

Walmart Reshapes Retail Training with Digital Reality

×<p><i>The company is augmenting in-store sales floor training with engaging virtual reality scenarios that play out in real time and can educate employees across the country.</i><p>How people live, work, and shop is changing rapidly—and so is Walmart. By combining technology and innovation with a commitment to …

eCommerce

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Guitar

Easy guitar theory: how to read music

<b>Learning to read notation as well as tab will help you play with other musicians. Our easy guide will get you started.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Guitarists love …

Electric Guitar

Lesson 1: Fingerpicking Tricks Mini-Lesson Series

Welcome to the <i>Fingerpicking Tricks Mini-Lesson Series</i>.<p>My name is Brett McQueen (that's me above), and in this 3-lesson video lesson series, I teach …

Guitar

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Lindsey Buckingham Teaches Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide"—Video

651<p>SHARES<p>Many a year ago, we sat down with legendary Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for an interview. During the interview, we asked him …

Acoustic Guitar Strumming Patterns

435<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The acoustic and electric guitar handle …

Guitar

It's Like Guitar Hero, But Real: Fret Zealot Will Teach Anyone How to Shred | Inc.com

So you've had that guitar sitting in the corner or stuffed into the back of a closet for years, and you've never bothered to learn how to actually play it. This entrepreneur might have created the solution.<p>Fret Zealot is a device from entrepreneur Shaun Masavage, co-founder and CEO of Edge Tech …

Guitar

Video Lesson: Learn to Play Fast by Practicing Slowly

Bill EvansJanuary 14, 2018<p><b>From the March 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PAUL MEHLING</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>You want to play with more clarity and …

Improve your acoustic fingerpicking in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Put down your pick and give your chord playing a new lease of life with our fingerstyle workout.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Fingerstyle is a fantastically useful …

Guitar

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

Must Listen: An Acoustic Fingerstyle Cover of "Careless Whisper"

Guitarist Alexandr Misko turns in another incredible cover – this time performing a fingerstyle rendition of George Michael’s 1984 classic <i>Careless</i> …

This Free Desktop App Reminds You To Take Computer Breaks During the Day

We all know that sitting for long periods of time is bad for our health, but remembering to get up and takes breaks isn’t exactly an easy proposition.<p>…

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Smart Homes

Use Alexa to control nearly anything in your house with this $15 box

<b>UPDATE: The model we recommended is now sold out, so here’s a great alternative that’s only about $2 more:</b><p><b>Earlier:</b> It seems like Amazon’s virtual …

Seven leadership lessons from a sailing course

<i>Scott Windsor is vice-president of</i> <i>Meridian Credit Union.</i><p>There's nothing like falling into Lake Ontario, your 16-foot Albacore sailboat capsized, to focus your attention on the task at hand.<p>Executives and senior managers are supposed to steer the organizational ship in the right direction. It's …

Easy guitar theory: minor chords

<b>Just like the major kind, minor chords are used throughout every style of music. They’re also some of the easiest shapes to play - chances are you</b> …

44 of the hardest questions Apple will ask in a job interview

Apple asks both technical interview questions, based on your past work experience, and some mind-boggling puzzles.<p>And if you're interviewing to work at Apple's retail stores, you'll be asked a lot of questions about how you'd handle an angry customer.<p>We combed through posts on Glassdoor to find …

How to Create Heavenly Chord Progressions

0<p>SHARES<p>Have you ever seen those cartoons of little angels in the clouds, plucking their harps majestically without a care in the world? That’s the …

Guitar

Your Guide to Email Etiquette

We send 207 billion emails every day. It’s become such a habit that we hardly consider what we’re doing. But how can you ensure that every message …

Etiquette

Live A Happy & Successful Life You've Always Imagined With These 4 Simple Steps

Happiness and success are both subjective. There is no doubt about that. Despite having vastly different standards, few would be bold enough to call …

Time I

A calendar of the world’s best design events in 2017, from Minneapolis to Bratislava

With the price of airfares dropping, 2017 may be the year to search for creative inspiration beyond your city. For veteran or jaded conference goers, challenge yourself to step outside your usual creative circuit and head to a new destination to learn skills, encounter new ideas and meet people. …

New York City

1-2-3 Jazz Guitar - Frank Vignola

If you've been biting at the bit to learn jazz guitar but have found all of the courses you've tried too thick with theory, too many exercises, or …

The Best Online Learning Games Of 2016 – Part Two

Time for another end-of-year ”The Best…” list.<p>As usual, In order to make it on this list, games had to:<p>* be accessible to English Language Learners.<p>* …

Education Technology

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

The Top 5 TED Talks for Online Education Professionals

I love TED Talks. I love the online accessibility of big ideas. I love the wide variety of the presented topics. I love how educated they make me …

Education Technology

7 Easy Steps to Practice Singing and Playing Guitar at Same Time

Multi-tasking is not easy. It requires a lot of skill, practice and coordination. For most of the guitarists, it is not easy to coordinate playing …

Guitar