April 4, 2018 Editor 0Comment

Follow BitChord on Medium at @bitchord Visit www.bitchord.io Guitar players not getting fairly paid for their content is a growing problem today, as existing platforms are taking a huge chunk of their profits. It’s clear that the answer lies elsewhere despite the many, many alternatives who basically offer the same inefficient model in a different package. It’s long overdue to put the power in the hands of guitarists. We live in an age where guitar players are making a less than satisfactory profit on the original content they upload and share with their audience online. High-profile lawsuits against music giants…

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Follow BitChord on Medium at @bitchord Visit  www.bitchord.io   The Internet has long been hailed as the best thing that happened since penicillin. But long after the hype from the initial rollout wore out, it’s becoming apparent the digital domain is far from being a universal cure. And this is especially true in the music sector. From singers and songwriters having a huge chunk of their earnings taken by music streaming to guitar players not being able to monetize their videos on YouTube or flat-out sharing their original backing tracks and tablatures for free on popular guitar forums — content creators are…

April 4, 2018 Editor 0Comment

Follow BitChord on Medium at @bitchord Making a living is not the first thing to come to mind when you think of playing guitar. For most players it’s difficult to even get out as much as they have invested in it financially. BitChord is the platform that will change that. In the past decade, the market for guitarists has become saturated to a point, where existing platforms cannot keep up with the up-and-coming artists on the scene. The end result? An overflow of guitar players on social media networks like YouTube, where they share their original content with the world…

October 16, 2015 Ralph Smith 0Comment

By John Brandon Published October 15, 2015 FoxNews.com Facebook26 Twitter42 livefyre0 Email Print Illustration picture. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel) The definition of “work” is starting to change. I realized this the other day when I stopped at a Starbucks for breakfast. I connected to Google Fiber and my laptop connection purred along at 100Mbps. I connected my tablet and my phone as well, then ran speed tests on all three devices. No problems. Amazing! I felt a burst of energy because of the higher speeds. The connection was consistent and robust. Then I realized it was 8 p.m. at night. I had…

September 21, 2015 Ralph Smith 0Comment

  Oracle Fusion Financials: Accounts Payable Essentials The questions in this book are similar to the ones asked in the actual Test. How should we know? We know, because although we have been working as Fusion Consultants for many years, We have recently certified with the latest version of the test. Before you start here are some Key features of the Exam. – This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained by a consultant and preferably refined by practical experience within a project team and the consultant can implement this knowledge of the specialist areas practically in projects. – The…

September 21, 2015 Ralph Smith 0Comment

This book will enable you to test your knowledge around; Understand the basic concepts of relational databases ensure refined code by developers. Create reports of sorted and restricted data. Run data manipulation statements (DML). Control database access to specific objects. Manage schema objects. Manage objects with data dictionary views. Retrieve row and column data from tables. Control privileges at the object and system level. Create indexes and constraints; alter existing schema objects. Create and query external tables.   Originally available here

September 21, 2015 Ralph Smith 0Comment

    Here are some Key features of the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate The exam is Computer based and you have 90 minutes to answer 70 Questions. The Questions are (mostly) multiple choice type and there is NO penalty for an incorrect answer. You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any system). The Official Pass percentage is 66%. (This can vary slightly for your exam) Special Offers and Product Promotions Thank you for being a Prime member. Get a $20.00 gift card instantly upon approval…

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Published July 24, 2013 FoxNews.com 97-year-old Hal Lasko creates his artwork using Microsoft Paint. (ThePixelPainter/Vimeo) One of Hal Lasko’s paintings created on Microsoft Paint. (ThePixelPainter/Vimeo) An example of Hal Lasko’s artwork for sale on his website. (ThePixelPainter/Vimeo) The ‘pixel painter,’ Hal Lasko, turns 98 on July 28, 2013. (ThePixelPainter/Vimeo) Next Slide Previous Slide A 97-year-old WWII veteran from Ohio uses a different kind of medium to create his artwork. Hal Lasko, also known as ‘Grandpa,’ makes his masterpieces exclusively using Microsoft Paint on Windows ’95. Lasko, who is legally blind, served drafting directional and weather maps for bombing raids in WWII and later began his…

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Published January 06, 2013 Laptopmag.com In an age when many parents worry about their teens spending time on social networks, Peggy Hernandez said she trusts her 16-year-old daughter. “When my daughter was 14, she started becoming more independent with social media,” said the at-risk youth counselor from Sheridan, Colo. “It’s my privilege to look at her phone, but I’ve given her more privacy. That’s part of their identity nowadays. That’s how they express themselves and how they learn. I’m not saying I totally want to embrace it, but I have to understand and expect it.” Hernandez does check her 16-year-old’s…

September 11, 2012 0Comment

Published September 10, 2012 Associated Press Emma Watson accepts the award for best cast for “Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows Part 2” during the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) (AP2012) NEW YORK –  Emma Watson is the favorite celebrity bait for cyber criminals trying to lure Internet users. McAfee said Monday that the “Harry Potter” star is the “most dangerous” celebrity to search for online. That’s because many sites use Watson to trick users into downloading malicious software or to steal personal information. When searching for the 22-year-old Watson, there’s…