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Arabesque by Johann Burgmüller

https://youtu.be/jEww2XVzfCo I just recorded myself playing Arabesque by Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller. It is a simple, yet interesting piece of music. The first time I heard this piece was when I was just beginning to learn piano. I just recently decided to learn this, even though it is really easy for me. But there's nothing … Continue reading Arabesque by Johann Burgmüller

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8 Things You DIDN’T KNOW About Your MacBook Touch Bar

I've had a MacBook for a while now, and one of its great features is the Touch Bar. It replaces the top row of keys in a traditional keyboard with a touch screen. The buttons on this screen are smart, and they change depending on what you're doing. Over time, I found some pretty useful … Continue reading 8 Things You DIDN’T KNOW About Your MacBook Touch Bar

Control, Send Files, Install Apps, and Record Your Phone From Your Computer | Scrcpy

Hey everyone! Today I'm going to talk about how to use Scrcpy, which is a program that allows you to mirror the screen of any Android device and control it from your computer, but that's not all it can do. In-Depth Scrcpy Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/aceuHkaewjQ One of my favorite features is that it can record … Continue reading Control, Send Files, Install Apps, and Record Your Phone From Your Computer | Scrcpy

Control Philips Hue Lights From Your PC – with this GNOME Extension

Background: We have purchased a lot of Philips Hue lights, which are lights that can be controlled with a wireless device like your phone. You can change their colors, and of course they can be white as well. According to Wikipedia, "Philips Hue is a line of color changing LED lamps and white bulbs which … Continue reading Control Philips Hue Lights From Your PC – with this GNOME Extension

Mountains and Lakes Scene Low Poly – Check out What I Just Made | Blender Graphic Design

Yesterday I posted my 3D Isometric Bedroom and talked a bit about it. Today, my graphic design project was to create a low-poly mountain scene. Specifically, I wanted to make it in such a way that there was a lake or river surrounding the central/main island, with some background mountains too. This one came out … Continue reading Mountains and Lakes Scene Low Poly – Check out What I Just Made | Blender Graphic Design

3D Isometric Bedroom – Check Out What I Just Made | Blender Graphic Design

Yesterday I posted about low-poly modeling in graphic design, and I shared some of the cool graphic designs I created. Today, I decided to make something slightly different. It's called an "Isometric Bedroom." If you search that phrase in a web browser and view the images, you'll probably see images similar to this: Source: Medium.com … Continue reading 3D Isometric Bedroom – Check Out What I Just Made | Blender Graphic Design

Low Poly – What is it? | Blender Graphic Design Technique

Low-poly is a style/technique used in 3D modeling, and it is used to create interesting geometric representations of real objects. In the word "low-poly," the "poly" means "polygon" (referring to the number of shapes in an object, or mesh, which is the word for all the lines, vertices, and faces that make up a 3D … Continue reading Low Poly – What is it? | Blender Graphic Design Technique

Why Nuvole Bianche by Ludovico Einaudi Sounds so Beautiful – Backstory, Video, Info

Ludovico Einaudi is a well-known Italian pianist. In my opinion, his best-sounding composition is Nuvole Bianche. Nuvole Bianche is in Italian. Translated to English, it is "White Clouds," which is very appropriately named. This is because the song can give you the feeling that you can get if you watch the clouds in the sky … Continue reading Why Nuvole Bianche by Ludovico Einaudi Sounds so Beautiful – Backstory, Video, Info

Fix Slow Wifi Network Performance on Ubuntu

Sometimes when installing Ubuntu, the WiFi isn't great. It might slow down at random points in the day, or just be completely slow in general. In this article I will show you how to fix a common slow connection problem in Ubuntu. I have used these in the past and they helped speed up my … Continue reading Fix Slow Wifi Network Performance on Ubuntu

8 Ways to Instantly Make Ubuntu Faster

Although Linux is the fastest operating system, there are still some things that can make it slower. In this article, I will show you how to speed up Ubuntu in 8 easy steps. >> Read my article on how to boost your WiFi performance on Ubuntu 1. Restart Your Machine A good way to speed … Continue reading 8 Ways to Instantly Make Ubuntu Faster

How to Add Spaces / Separators to the Bookmarks Tool Bar in Chrome

If you've ever wanted to add separators to your bookmarks toolbar so you can group your bookmarks in Chrome, you may have realized that it doesn't support that. In this article, I will show you how to add separators to your bookmarks bar in almost any web browser. It will look something like this: I … Continue reading How to Add Spaces / Separators to the Bookmarks Tool Bar in Chrome

Make Gold, Silver, and Bronze – in EEVEE | Blender Tutorial [2.9]

Last week I posted an article about Blender and how to make quick and simple glass in EEVEE render engine. Now I will be showing you how to make a silver texture, as well as gold and bronze -- but you only need to know how to make silver to be able to make gold … Continue reading Make Gold, Silver, and Bronze – in EEVEE | Blender Tutorial [2.9]

How to Make Simple Glass in Blender 2.9

This is the first time I have posted something about Blender on this website. So first, what is Blender? Blender.org says that "Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline." Basically, … Continue reading How to Make Simple Glass in Blender 2.9

The Copper Hat by Greg Maroney

Greg Maroney is my most favorite pianist by far. Once again, I learned a song written by him and uploaded it to YouTube. It is a song I found one day when I was listening to his songs, and I thought, "Wow, that sounds pretty cool!" So I found the sheet music at gregmaroney.com and … Continue reading The Copper Hat by Greg Maroney

The Approaching Night – Philip Wesley

I found a cool song to learn on the piano called The Approaching Night, by Philip Wesley. It is from his album, Dark Night of the Soul. The Original Composition I tried to make my cover as similar to the original as possible (the video of me playing the song is at the end of … Continue reading The Approaching Night – Philip Wesley

Updating Ubuntu: A Cool Trick All Linux Users Should Use

If you've been using Ubuntu or any other kind of Linux, you've probably wanted to update your computer, or at least some packages that you've installed. In this article, I'll be showing you a cool trick for updating your computer. After you read this article, you might think that this trick is really obvious, but … Continue reading Updating Ubuntu: A Cool Trick All Linux Users Should Use

My Experience at Ocean City, Maryland

I recently went on a vacation to Ocean City, in Maryland. We went to the Princess Royale Hotel, which is a cool hotel with a big room with glass around it with an indoor pool. Here's a picture of it: Source: reservations.com It took around four hours to drive to Ocean City, because we had … Continue reading My Experience at Ocean City, Maryland

How to Customize Your Linux Terminal

I will make a video on how to do this on a Mac OS X/Apple Computer in the future. If you use Linux, you're probably going to spend a lot of time in the terminal, and you might want to customize it to look how you want. In this tutorial, I'm going to be doing … Continue reading How to Customize Your Linux Terminal

5 Different Ways to Change Desktop Background/Wallpaper in Ubuntu 20.04

Who knew that there are 5 different ways to change your background image in Ubuntu? Method 1: Use Settings to Select a Default Image This method is one that most people find out right away. To do this, right-click on your desktop, and click "Change background..." It will bring you to the Settings app. You … Continue reading 5 Different Ways to Change Desktop Background/Wallpaper in Ubuntu 20.04

How to Install GNOME Extensions

First off, a GNOME Shell Extension (Or just GNOME Extension) is an add-on for GNOME created by someone outside of the main GNOME developers. Since GNOME is open-source, people are able to create these unique third-party GNOME Extensions. Setup First, you have to install GNOME Tweaks. You can get it from the software center, or … Continue reading How to Install GNOME Extensions