Ted C

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How—and Why—to Use Diminished Licks in Blues Solos

Are your blues licks and solos sounding tired? Want to make your lead work sound different from what every other blues player is doing?<p>Check out this …

Electric Guitar

The Six Most Valuable Guitars of All Time

<b>By Christopher Scapelliti</b><p>John Lennon’s 1962 Gibson J-160E jumbo acoustic-electric flattop smashed world records when it sold for $2.4 million at …

Guitar

5 guitar tricks you can learn from John Mayer

<b>Everybody’s talking about John Mayer at the moment, with the long-anticipated release of his signature guitar, the</b> <b>PRS Silver Sky</b><b>, so it seems timely</b> …

Electric Guitar

Inside the mysterious Bitcoin hash that shook up the crypto community

<i>#00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a</i><p>You know how geeky the cryptocurrency community is, when this is the trending hashtag on Twitter.<p>This long sequence is a ‘block hash’ — a cryptographic number that is produced when new transactions are validated and written on the …

Bitcoin

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

Easy Arpeggios Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p>Darrell Braun, one of our favorite-ish YouTube bloggers, usually compares different makes and models of guitars in his videos. Once in a while …

Guitar

Talkin' Blues: The Brilliance of Jimi Hendrix's Rhythm Guitar Playing

0<p>SHARES<p>When Jimi Hendrix first exploded onto the scene, much attention was riveted on his radical reinvention of guitar-soloing vocabulary, technique …

Guitar

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …

Cryptocurrency

Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?

It would be silly to think we completely understand our universe, given how small the Earth is compared to the vastness of the cosmos. But from here …

Universe

How To: Bypass Locked Windows Computers to Run Kali Linux from a Live USB

It's easy to run Kali Linux from a live USB on nearly any available computer, but many publicly accessible laptops and desktops will be locked down …

Linux

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

12 B2B Marketing Techniques for Lead Generation

<b>61% of marketers say that generating quality business leads is their biggest challenge</b><b>. This shows that all businesses need to spend a lot of energy</b> …

Marketing

I've been using this weighted blanket for 6 months, and I've noticed a huge change in the quality of my sleep

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you're a light sleeper, have trouble dozing off, or just generally like the "safe" feeling of being under heavy covers, a …

Sleep

Creating an Outdoor Shower

<b>Scout the Right Spot</b><p>Exterior walls directly outside of kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms are prime locations for an outdoor shower. Having a …

Landscaping

The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far

I publish a regular series called Ed Tech Digest, and I thought it would useful to readers and to me to review them and highlight the ones I think …

Education Technology

Wow, It's Strange These Russians Paid Millions in Cash for Trump Properties

Sometimes, they used shell corporations to hide their identities!<p>In case you were lacking a little bit of plain old vanilla corruption in your daily news diet on Tuesday, the folks at McClatchy were happy to oblige. It seems that the spin cycle being run under the president*’s name has gone into …

Real Estate

AI could get 100 times more energy-efficient with IBM’s new artificial synapses - MIT Technology Review

Neural networks are the crown jewel of the AI boom. They gorge on data and do things like transcribe speech or describe images with near-perfect …

Machine Learning

How To: Hack WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords Using Jedi Mind Tricks (& USB Dead Drops)

The latest Star Wars movie, <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, has grossed almost $350 million worldwide during its first month in theaters. This is a good …

White Hat

Chefs Reveal the Biggest Red Flags to Look For When Dining Out

If you work in a professional kitchen, it's hard to not overanalyze every aspect of a restaurant that's not your own. And thanks to a recent …

Dining Rooms

Cylance raises $120 million to grow its AI-powered cybersecurity platform globally

Cylance, a cybersecurity startup that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to combat online attacks, has raised $120 million in a series E round of funding led by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, with participation from other unnamed investors.<p>Founded in 2012 by Stuart McClure, …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum Physics And Spirituality

1. Introduction to Quantum Physics<p>Quantum Physics, Spirituality, your thoughts, emotions, and success or lack of success in life are ALL closely …

Physics

These Data Sets Are Just Waiting for Your Next Creative Project

Artificial intelligence isn’t just for scary algorithms poised to take over our lives—it can also be a fun thing to play with, as we learned when we …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Play Traditional Slow Blues

A masterclass from the May 2015 issue of KEYBOARD<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Playing a traditional, slow, Chicago-style, 12-bar blues tune can be a real challenge for a …

Electric Guitar

How to Play Rapid-Fire Hard Rock Licks in the Styles of Five Eighties Shred Gods

0<p>SHARES<p>This month we’ll look at fast-and-furious repetition licks in the styles of five Eighties rock guitar shred gods.<p>Using these kinds of licks …

Electric Guitar

Jeff Sessions tries to beat back Nazi comparisons, gets literally everything wrong

The attorney general accidentally compared family separations to an actual Nazi policy.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions went on Fox News on Monday night to defend the Trump administration’s immigration policy, which has led to family separations at the border. He ended up botching Holocaust history, …

Immigration

Nvidia makes Kubernetes on GPUs available

Nvidia announced the availability of more deep learning tools for researchers and developers.<p>At the CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) …

Machine Learning

Guitar Essentials: How to Harness the Powerfully Versatile Mixolydian Mode

0<p>SHARES<p>The Mixolydian mode is a favorite among guitarists in a number of different genres. It’s constructed starting on the fifth degree of any major …

Electric Guitar

Exactly how much trouble is the Trump Foundation in?

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Last Thursday, the attorney general of New York sued the Trump Foundation</i>, alleging that the organization affiliated with the President of the United States and his family had broken a number of laws governing charitable groups. "As our investigation reveals, the Trump Foundation was little …

Corruption

Trump was sustained through 2008 real estate crash by all-cash transactions from Russian oligarchs

McClatchy documents a flurry of all-cash sales that Donald Trump made directly to oligarchs, mobsters, and Putin-allies in Russian and former Soviet …

Donald Trump

Quebec Hikes Power Prices for Crypto Miners

Quebec will make electricity prohibitively expensive for cryptocurrency miners until it figures out how to deal with a surge in demand from the …

Cryptocurrency