Heard about the cricket protein buzz in health and nutrition circles? Whether you’re grossed out or intrigued you’ve probably got a lot of questions about this new trend, like “is it good for me?”, and “why would anyone eat insects?”. Before I explain the pros and cons of cricket protein I’d like to point out […]
Running code in the cloud and seeing the results is useful for collaboration, space saving (less clutter on your local machine), and testing. Here are the main online IDEs for running Ruby and R&R in the cloud.
Job ads are entertaining. I analysed job postings to find popular words used as job lingo and I’ve matched these words with their actual meanings.
Learning to code can break you. Not because coding is tough but because of the million other influences and factors that go into learning to be a developer.
This is going to be a rant. Do what you love or not at all, the manifesto of the internet’s super-achievers hits me every time I read websites like Inc. or Entrepreneur. The phrase ‘Do what you love’ is having a moment on the internet. The notion of finding your passion and then putting all […]
Add a Spotify playlist to WordPress and customize it The question of whether Spotify is good or bad for musicians is the topic of another conversation. Spotify is used by millions of people and looks like it’s here to stay despite recent lawsuits. If you have your music on Spotify or you have a playlist that you’d […]
Music is and always will be one of the great mysteries of human evolution. It is found in almost every human culture. Around 500 BC Pythagoras took what could be considered the first steps towards music as an art form. He created scales, and structured music in a way that allowed broader interaction. Musical performances […]
Astor Piazzolla was born in Argentina in 1921. He is often credited as the creator of modern Tango, through his Nuevo (meaning new) tango style. Piazzolla brought Tango out of stagnation and popularised the genre through fusion with other musical styles. The Argentinian composer was a world-class musician, inventor, renegade, and arguably the person that […]
Have we already composed, performed, and recorded every combination of notes, tempo, and instruments? Are we living in a time where we will never hear a new combination of notes? Have we already imagined every possible melody? There are 12 possible intervals between two notes spaced an octave apart. Play or sing an E Flat […]
Have you ever disliked a song only to like it later on? After a week or more of aural bombardment by a particular song we don’t like, we often begin to hum the tune. And we find our dislike for the song tempered. I call this the familiarity phenomenon. A study in the Journal of […]