5 Online Musical Events You Need To Watch

A slew of music festivals and concerts have been cancelled due to the pandemic and the accompanying quarantine. Fortunately, artists and organisations from all over the world have come together to upload performances on the internet so that audiences can enjoy music from the comfort of their own homes. To help you narrow the list down, we’ve chosen five online musical events, both by huge event halls and individual choir groups, that you need to watch. Read on below to see our picks and why you should check them out!…

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The Role of Tech in Workplace Mental Health

Mental health has been at the center of a lot of discussions in the past few years, largely due to an increasing awareness on issues such as depression and anxiety. In fact, here in California, the number of adults who have received mental health services through Medi-Cal increased by 50% from 2012-2015. But these issues not only affect workers; they also impact employers who have to deal with challenges such as low employee morale and absences. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than $200 billion is spent…

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Our Gear Picks From NAMM 2019

The process of making music has changed a lot over the years. Tools such as FL Studio and Ableton Live have made it much easier to create your own music on your own terms, sparking a new movement in production. Indeed, technology redefined what it means to be a musician, and at the heart of exciting innovations is the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show. The NAMM lets companies debut their latest products and innovations, and has facilitated change in the music industry through the years. This year…

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Remembering Gregg Allman: Band Leader and Southern Rock Pioneer

The Allman Brothers Band may just be one of the most iconic bands to come out of the 1960s, which is why some people may find their origins a little surprising. Gregg Allman writes about the origins of the Allman Brothers Band in his memoir My Cross to Bear, revealing that the band was brought about by an electrifying Otis Redding concert that Gregg and his brother, Duane, attended back in the mid-60s. Unfortunately, this would be short-lived, as Duane had an unfortunate motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971. Gregg…

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How To Create a Website For Your Small Business

Having a website for your business is a must in the digital era. Not only will it give potential customers a glimpse at your products or services without having to travel to a physical store, but a properly managed website also serves as an effective marketing tool for every kind of business. Here, we will discuss how you can create a website to boost your own small business. Choose a Memorable Domain Name Before coming up with a domain name, it’s crucial that you already have a registered business name.…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Python

No other programming language has added more users faster than Python. Second only to Java, Python is currently the most common choice for developers. Tech giants including Google, Dropbox, Instagram and Spotify use the language as part of their systems. Not only that other industries like the media, healthcare, and even NASA are also using Python. DZone describes Python code as “neat, readable, and well structured”, which is why it is so popular. Industry experts also predict that the programming language will soon edge out C, C++, and Java in…

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New Vintage: Danelectro Introduces Eisenhower Fuzz, Breakdown Pedals

There’s no name more synonymous with god-like guitar playing than that of Jimmy Page. Along with his band Led Zeppelin, Page ascended to the pantheon of rock music in the 1960s with the release of what some consider to be the greatest rock album of all time — Led Zeppelin II. Aside from earning a well-deserved place in one of our Triple Vinyl Tuesday lists a few years back, Led Zeppelin is what has come to be known as the embodiment of vintage rock, of a time that has come…

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Corporate Wellness – We’re better for it

Healthcare costs are rising astronomically. This is not only reflected in premiums for employees but also in the share that employers typically pay. According to SHRM, the cost of employer-sponsored health care in 2019 is expected to reach $15,000 per employee. The high cost of health care, in part, explains the trend of corporate wellness programs. Why Bother? I first came across the idea of a corporate wellness program during my time working for local government. The organization’s award-winning program was comprised of several value-added incentives for employees to stay…

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More than Just a Trend: How AI is Reshaping Fashion and Beauty

In fashion, AI has first been embraced by big brands such as Amazon, Adidas, and Zara. Adidas, for instance, has voice-assisted in-store robots, while competitors are now following Zara after it partnered with Jetlore for a consumer behavior prediction platform. Zara’s aim to create “full integration between store and online stock rooms” is becoming an industry trend. Across the fashion world, consumer-facing AI solutions have been focused on improving personalisation and customer experience. But AI has also crept into supply chain optimisation, inventory management, and other aspects of production. H&M…

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How Tech is Changing Tourism as We Know It

From finance and education to agriculture and entertainment, new and exciting technology is radically changing industries everywhere. This shift has also well and truly entered the world of tourism, with numerous tourist spots, travel agencies, and local governments doing their best to incorporate innovation and enhance travel experiences across the globe. Although many of these developments may seem quite flashy and futuristic, at its core, tourism is still very much about meaningful human interactions and great customer service — albeit with a 21st century update that had only previously existed…

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