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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.

Limpia toda la basura y los archivos que no sirven de tu SDcard con SD Maid [Semi-root] Cientos y cientos de personas me han preguntado una misma cosa: qué son la mitad de las carpetas que aparecen en la tarjeta SD de nuestro Android. Y lo más importante, ¿cuáles de ellos se pueden borrar? Por que la verdad, si miramos la SD de una persona que haya tenido varios Androids durante bastante tiempo, asusta bastante. SD Maid básicamente examina hasta el mínimo detalle nuestra SD y busca todas las carpetas basura que se han creado. Funciones extras: para empezar, disponemos en el menú superior unas cuantas funciones extras que no son nada del otro mundo. Buscador de cadáveres [Root]: Aquí empieza lo interesante. Limpiar sistema [Root]: Otra función bastante interesante. Limpiar aplicaciones [Root][Pro]: Con este apartado podremos ver cuántos datos utiliza cada aplicación y limpiarlos para ahorrar espacio. Duplicados [Pro]: Tal y como indica su nombre, podremos encontrar los duplicados que hay en nuestra SD o varias SD (interna y externa). Descargar SD Maid para Android

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 ekburg.ru, 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!

La cámara de fotos profesional para Android: FV-5 Se ha hablado largo y tendido sobre la personalización a la que puede ser sometido nuestro terminal. Podemos llevarlo a tal punto de no tener dos teléfonos iguales aún coincidiendo en modelo y marca. Una parte importante y necesaria (en algunos casos) de esta personalización son las aplicaciones de terceros. Ésas que no vienen con el sistema y nos proveen de interfaces nuevas, iconos chulos, una mejor experiencia al leer nuestros feeds, mejor uso de nuestra red social preferida, unos grandes avances y características para disfrutar de nuestra música preferida o, incluso, mejorar la cámara y así poder sacar unas fotos asombrosas. De este último caso quería hablar. Cámara FV-5 es una aplicación desarrollada por Flavio González. Si bien le falta pulir algunos detalles, la aplicación es genial. Ésta nos permite: Dicho ésto, poco más hay que añadir, aparte de mi experiencia personal con ella. Camera FV5 Aplicación nativa de ICS

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