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Top 10 Ways to Upgrade Your Music-Listening Experience

Top 10 Ways to Upgrade Your Music-Listening Experience
A few things from the article to address: For PC users, Mediamonkey is almost without rival for organizing your files. It tags album art and other metadata straight from Amazon. Secondly, the suggestion of a USB DAC is spot-on. Fine - three things: Get some actual speakers. Also, there is no shame in using lossless or lossy. Related:  Audio

Твиттер / @AlphaKnowledge/collaborate-share-know... Don’t Wait for Layoffs or a Job Search to Update Your Resume Not sure weekly is necessary, unless you're in a really volatile environment. But I agree with the premise of the article, and review mine at least annually. (I've been with the same employer for 8.5 years.) Usually around annual review time. Length of employment means little when "restructuring" is forecast, I was given notice after 9 years (no severance) — my department was never considered critical. Updating a resume weekly isn't as productive as keeping track of week to week successes that can be used to propagate several target resumes: a record that can also be used during annual review time. Being "let-go" creates an awful feeling of being useless.

How to (Legally) Boost Your Music Library Without Spending a Dime Free yes but I don't think that'd constitute legal compared to the methods in the article. There are (arguably) easier ways to go about doing this, and such action is quite dubious legally. I'm not preaching to you, just sayin... It's really no better than pirating music directly. I've told my dad and sister this and they're skeptical for whatever reason; it's just that this method doesn't seem like piracy since piracy is all done on torrents (people think). Years back I used to do this, but then I realized it was dumb - and not right. If you're gonna do it, just do yourself a favor and look to file-sharing sites first because if you're going to pirate music, you might as well get decent audio (Youtube is getting better with their video and audio upload quality, but when I did it, they didn't even have any resolution options, let alone HD ones, meaning the audio was poop). edit: I'll admit that creative copyright is something that's really hard to deal with.

Russia: Envisioning the “Cloud Democracy” Utopia Cloud Democracy [ru] is the title of the new book written by Leonid Volkov [ru] and Fyodor Krasheninnikov [ru], two political bloggers from the Urals region of Russia. Cloud Democracy addresses a wide audience of readers “who, despite everything, believe in progress and democracy” and displays the authors’ vision on how a system of ‘future’ democratic governance can be built with the help of online tools. The preface of the book says [ru]: We believe, that we witness the new era in the history of mankind – the era of limitless direct communications, which would enable the existence of fair, transparent, and just political system. Leonid Volkov at Yekaterinburg city council, photo by, courtesy of Leonid Volkov The first chapter discusses current issues of democracy (and Russian democracy, in particular), the second chapter dwells on technology and available technological solutions for ‘cloud democracy.’ Live estimation of trust towards a politician. LV: None. LV: Yes.

How to Get Rid of People Who've Overstayed Their Welcome These all assume that the person who is overstaying is able to pick up on the cues. I had a former co-worker who was somewhere on the Aspergers/Autism spectrum and couldn't pick up on subtle cues. He would be standing in my office talking to me as I collected materials, shut down my computer, picked up things, stood up, and walked to my door and stood in the hallway — and he would still keep talking to me. ("At" me might be more accurate.) I finally learned that I just had to be polite but direct: "I'm sorry, but right now I have to go to a meeting," or "I'm in the middle of something right now — can we talk a bit later?" In his case, the "polite but direct" option was the only option that worked, because he wasn't capable of picking up on the other little cues (body language, looking at your watch, etc.).

The coolest software EVER!!! Man, am I a geek to be so excited about this.... you have no idea. THE greatest software this guitar player has ever come across is a wonderful package called "Transcribe!". This joyous bundle of code allows you to import a sound file of a song you are trying to learn. Once imported, you can slow it down to less than half speed. The best part: you don't alter the pitch at all! You can also maintain the tempo but raise the pitch in semitones. Even cooler, with a click and a drag of your mouse across the file, you can highlight any piece and endlessly loop it until you figure it out. For the record, I am no company shill. There is a free, fully- functioning demo to boot: Putting on my teacher's hat for a moment - ANY guitarist who is serious about improving MUST learn to use their ears to figure out songs. The world of guitar could use all the good ears we can get!

Группа рецепты. Мы ♥ питания. 7 Ways to Burn Out Before 30 10inShare52 Think professionals don’t hit job burnout until mid-to-late career? And that the typical professional with burnout already has a couple of kids and a massive mortgage before “the grind” finally gets them? Actually, burned-out careerists come in all ages and management levels. With the demands of the global economy, conference calls with co-workers around the globe, and the endless stream of emails, it’s even more likely you’ll hit job burnout early on in your career. The good news is that by understanding a few simple warning signs of job burnout, you can either avoid burnout entirely or reignite your career so you’ll achieve a higher level of satisfaction and performance. And by understanding the paths to burnout, you’ll reap benefits like: Ease – You’ll know which opportunities to follow and which to avoid when headhunters or other professional contacts get in touch Freedom – You’ll have freedom to live your career on your own terms versus someone else’s 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.