Must-Have Tech for Aspiring Music Producers

Music producers are often as talented as the artists they work with. They’re great at building and maintaining relationships; this might be through coaching and supporting the artists to ensure they are focused and motivated and can produce their best performances. Sometimes they need to be a diplomat as they try to keep both artist and record label happy when their creative visions conflict.  If you’re an aspiring music producer wanting to turn your dream into a reality, you must ensure you’ve got the right technology.  Building a home recording studio doesn’t need to cost the earth; in fact, it’s often best to start with the essential items and expand/upgrade it up over time. Here’s the list of everything you’ll need to get started.

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6 Important Camera Accessories Every Photographer Should Own

There is always one debate among photographers that photography isn’t about the gear, but it is about the person behind the camera. That’s true, but let’s face it: there are some camera accessories that you should have to aid your skills. Here we have listed down a few accessories that you should buy if you own a DSLR. 1. Tripod The relation between a camera and a tripod is inseparable. Tripods can help you in capturing photos where you require the help of another person. Moreover, they are also used in sports photography, astrophotography, and time-lapse videos and capture long exposures. With a tripod, you will achieve excellent stability and get correctly focused photos by avoiding the camera blur. 2. Extra Battery Imagine you are in long event photography, and suddenly your camera shuts down. It is frustrating to stop taking photos in the middle of the event. Having extra batteries in your bag allows you to keep shooting, and in the meantime, you can also charge the drained one. There are many Online stores where you can buy spare batteries online at discounted prices.

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ABCD method for screening skin cancer

To improve diagnostic accuracy, the  ABCD rule of lesion screening is widely used, which is based on asymmetry (A), border (B), color (C), and differential structure (D) measuring. •         A total dermatoscopic value (TDV) results from the calculation TDV = A·1,3 + B·0,1 + C·0,5 + D·0,5 •         This score contributes to the differentiation between benign and malignant lesions:                                            1,00  –  4,75 – benign skin lesion                                            4,75  –  5,45 – suspicious                                            More than 5,45 – melanoma Asymmetry A – Asymmetry of Shape, Structure, and Color. The skin lesion is divided into four regions, and symmetry is inspected across the x or y-axis. If asymmetry is only by one axis, it gives 1 point, and if on both axes, there are 2 points calculated. So for shape, structure, and color, there can be 6 points maximum.

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What exactly is a Laboratory Information Management System?

Simply put, a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is software that allows the effective management of test results, and samples (and their associated data) to improve lab productivity. By adopting the use of a LIMS, your lab can integrate instruments, automate workflows, and manage samples and associated information. Plus, as well as producing reliable results more quickly, you can also track data from sequencing runs over time (and across experiments) to improve efficiency. This kind of software helps standardize tests, workflows, and procedures. At the same time, it allows the provision of accurate controls (such as test limits) of the process itself. You can also integrate instruments into the LIMS to automate the collection of test data. This eliminates the need to manually transfer results between the instrument and the LIMS solution, eliminating typographical errors. Entering numbers by hand typically results in a 1-3% error rate, and forces all results to be manually validated and approved, taking additional time and resources. The LIMS can be set up to ensure that only results from calibrated instruments may be recorded in the system and, via unique login, to check that the person, entering the results, is adequately trained in the operating procedures to…

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8 Best Forex Trading Platforms For Beginners (2019)

There are many forex trading platforms in the market. Each platform comes with a unique set of tools that allow the trader to make their trades with ease. While most of the platforms on the market are created for general use, there are some that are better for beginners. Expert traders who have mastered their craft often go for any platform. For beginners, though, selecting the right platform is crucial for a fruitful trading experience. Here are the eight best forex trading platforms for beginners.

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Qualities of a Scrum Master

The Scrum Master in a DevOps team is the buffer between Product Owner and team members, between iterations and acceptance, and between goals and achievements. Let us see how the Scrum Master can be his best when he plays the role of a facilitator. An effective facilitator is one who The facilitating Scrum Master enables

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The importance of statistical tests – statistical significance and confidence interval

When you start doing more serious research, you will need to conduct a statistical test. It helps you to determine whether your hypothesis is significant or can be rejected. If you start browsing for statistical analyses online, you will find a large number of possible tests that can be chosen depending on your task. In this post, let us focus on a simple example of statistical analysis that would allow us to understand what is statistical significance and what is confidence interval. Building a test scenario To understand the matter, let’s use some random data which is distributed normally. For this, we can use 100 casual observations of the price tag for the new Nokia 3310 from different sources. The average price is around 50€ with a standard deviation of 10€ Now let’s plot how those samples are distributed along with the standard distribution graph:

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eSports Poised to Surpass $1 Billion Revenue Mark as Upward Climb Continues

As a newer form of both professional-level entertainment and competition, eSports are often underestimated. Especially the case with those unfamiliar with the gaming industry, those on the outside often display shock at finding the occasional game even been shown on major television channels, and this popularity is only growing. While in some countries, like South Korea, major eSports tournaments (먹튀검증) have long-held national recognition and acclaim, it is only just now that the rest of the world is following suit. So, just how large has this industry become, and how do we know it is more than just a flash in the pan? Breaking billions A recent report from market research firm Newzoo has revealed that current trends predict 2019 eSports revenue streams to reach $1.1 billion. Having already cashed in $865.1 million in 2018, this would mark a 27.1% increase in a single year of growth. Accounting for this rapid growth, in terms of player engagement, is the increasing familiarity with the younger generations with digital gaming. Those of us now in our 30s have grown up with gaming as a major part of our entertainment and social lives, driving us to higher levels of engagement than any who…

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Do Smart Homes and AI go Together?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and smart homes are two hot topics in the digital world. Smart homes are causing groundbreaking benefits in home automation. AI is also being used in all kinds of industries to hasten and improve different types of processes. These inventions are changing the areas they operate in. But, will they work together? What are Smart Homes? A smart home consists of the many smart devices owned by someone. These devices use the Internet of Things (IoT) to communicate with each other. Because of IoT, you can track, monitor, and control a smart home product as long as you have an internet connection. According to a study done by safeatlast.co, 76% of all smart home products in America are controlled remotely through smartphones. What is Artificial Intelligence? AI is the technology that lends human characteristics to computers. It is used to help computers process information, anticipate, and react as humans would. A device with AI will learn through the information received. It will also learn through experience. Devices with AI will even show creativity in some cases. Devices equipped with AI can better themselves without outside interference. This technology helps to speed up the processes it’s ordered to…

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4 innovations revolutionizing the cardiovascular disease treatment in the US

The US has a severe problem with heart disease. In 2016 alone, the American Heart Association reported that cardiovascular disease (CVD) cost the US over $500 billion. A really cool infographic from Digital Authority Partners suggests that by 2035, it will cost the US nearly $750 billion. Furthermore, Simon Stertzer, M.D., a leading professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, estimates there are about 92 million American adults that are living with some form of CVD. These factors have seen medical organizations across the country working to find solutions to this ever-growing problem. There is still some time to go until they are ready, but the early signs show that this epidemic can be controlled. Here are some methods that will shape the future of cardiovascular treatment.

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