Deborah

Play Music by Ear: You are Never Too Old or Incapable

It doesn’t matter what type of music a musician plays, whether it is rock, jazz, bluegrass, or country music. Even if they have learned to play music by reading music, they have still listened to music and plucked it out on their instrument.

Hey, I am an accomplished piano player who plays the piano (keyboard, for you modern listeners). And, even though my mother handed me a program to learn how to play by ear, written by an accomplished professor of music and a college known for their music program, it was not the zing that put the learning in my soul. Instead, it was getting down to business and simply tinkering with the piano and playing what I heard. There was really no “program” that did it. Instead, doing it did it! Does that make sense?

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The Future of Nintendo Wii and Virtual Reality

It is no small wonder that Nintendo Wii has been phenomenally popular and then even more popular than that. Who can resist the cute little cartoon characters and the realistic playing experience, even before virtual reality came on the scene? Nintendo made a name for itself back in the days of Mario and his brother [...]

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Hardware that You May Need to Consider When Pursuing VR

Deciding what you need, when it comes to hardware, for a Virtual Reality (VR) system, is like deciding what car parts you need for the car you are about to buy. See, it is helpful if you either already have the car, or you have decided why type of car you will be buying. Otherwise, [...]

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Virtual Reality and the Education Playing Field

In times past, students used to take field trips. These excursions would allow them some time away from the classroom. It also allowed them to have meaningful experiences, as well as educational experiences. During these field trips, they learned important lessons about life. Also, they learned about how specific aspects of life function. Some forms [...]

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Considerations for Buying Used VR Equipment

While it may be advantageous to purchase your virtual reality (VR) equipment and devices brand new, if you are tight on money, buying used may be something you want to consider. There are several sites that may be used for swapping equipment. In many cases, VR players (as in the people) want to upgrade their [...]

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