Black Unity

When I took a course on the relationship between music and politics last year, I got the opportunity to write a two thousand word essay on my choice of topic related to the course.  I decided to write about the transition and differences between what Hip Hop/Rap was in the beginning and what it is today….

5 Reasons to Try Project Wonderful

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I found Project Wonderful while reading the Questionable Content web-comic a few months ago. Once I learned a few valuable lessons from using Google Ads, I wanted to find something better. I had Project Wonderful ads to use in three short steps: Create a profile with what your website is about Make a few ad “boxes” with specified size options…

5 Reasons I Enjoy Linux Distro Hopping

Linux Distros - Aug 5 2016

DistroWatch.com lists over 200 operating systems, or distributions (distros), built on top of the Linux kernel for many different purposes – older and smaller laptops, multimedia production, data rescue, security, and more. “Distro hopping” refers to whenever a Linux user switches from one Linux distro to another – same concept as ditching Windows for an Apple computer but you don’t…

10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself More Often

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Hopefully, this short post sparks a path to personal development – 10 Questions, ~500 words, and a challenge of self-reflection. 1. Do I hold the same stance on my religious preference? Many inherit this from their parents or society. But have you ever wondered if there’s another religious preference – agnostic, atheist, and astrologer included – that fits…

Aux – Warning – Incubus

Warning, by Incubus, is a rock song about a woman who woke up one day realizing that she “called out a warning” and let life pass her by.  In summary, it drives the point that you should be yourself and make the most of your life every day. “Count your blessings” “Don’t ever let life…

5 Reasons To Use Ubuntu Studio

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Linux Ubuntu Studio is open source, completely free, and an awesome Linux distro for anyone that works with music, graphics, and videos. Here are five quick reason to try Ubuntu Studio. 1. Creative applications Over a dozen open source programs for artistry are pre-installed, though you can change that pre-installation – graphic design, photography, video editing,…

Alive (2002)

Okay, this is another jacked up Japanese movie, similar to Audition and Grotesque. Unlike those two movies, I was ready for this two hour long movie to end around the 60 minute mark. **SPOILER ALERT slash pathetic attempt at a sypnosis** This movie starts off with a death row inmate named Tenshu surviving the electric chair…

5 Things I Learned from Using Google Ads

Ads written in many fonts

1. The average viewer despises it We’re all used to seeing ads on a webpage’s header, right side, and footer. However, because of the ever-increasing amount of malware and hacking stories, text ads especially are assumed as malicious – because “better safe than sorry.” This is why browser plugins which block and hide ads such as Ghostery and Privacy…