Category Archives: Banjos & Technology

The Spam I Get

This is actually quite funny. I get these sort of emails every month or so. Obviously these are spam at best; phishing attempts  in a worse scenario. These are email requests I get from my website, because one of my email … Continue reading

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The Banjo 50 Years from Now

We’re so used to technology these days. Many of us make our living from some part of it. Even if you don’t earn a living at it, you know how to use Facebook, cellphones, iPods and so on and so … Continue reading

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Posting Your Blog on Facebook

Recently, I figured out how to make my blog postings show up on my Facebook page. If you are reading this on Facebook, you might not realize that what I usually write about banjos, learning and music are in actuality … Continue reading

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Heilmeier's Catechism

Here’s something I read in the Huntsville Times recently that I’d like to share with you. It starts with Lisa Porter, the director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA – sounds a little like DARPA; the name of the … Continue reading

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Getting Away From It All!

Sometimes, it’s so good to take a break and get away from it all; especially away from technology! Have you ever received an email to this effect: “Hi, Sorry to be so late getting back with you; my email client … Continue reading

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Some Freeware All Banjo Players Need

Here’s a couple of software applications that I have found to be pretty essential; one is useful for anyone working with sound on a computer, and the other is great for anyone working with tablature (not just banjos) Audacity Audacity … Continue reading

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Google Trends

Have you checked out Google Trends yet? It’s a powerful way to find comparative information from data on Google. For example, let’s say you’d like to know if there is more buzz on the internet about Scruggs style banjo playing … Continue reading

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