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TEWM DIY Links

DIY Electronics is for the beginner as well as the advanced DIYer.
DIY Audio Here we address only audio. Almost all pages here are original TEWM pages.
DIY Guitar A lot of links and some original TEWM pages.
Fundamentals of Audio The nuts-and-bolts of audio. A total of 38 pages, with a lot of great illustrations.
DIY Audiophile Links This is the most comprehensive link index for DIY audiophile kits, instructions, schematics, computer audiophiles, and more.
DIY Synthesizers A lot of links and some original TEWM pages.
DIY Recording To help keep things organized I had to break the recording from the audio index.
Links Home Recording
Multimedia Articles a list of PDFs that will familiarize you on codecs for audio and video, XML, multimedia coding standards, etc.
Acoustics, Music, and Science an extensive list of PDFs that address the research on modern acoustics, music, or the physics of music.
Main Link Page
Index for iPod, iTunes, and MP3's
Multimedia White Papers (PDF)

DIY Audio Pages

Getting Started With Audio and Electronic DIY Projects
Improve Your Existing Audio System with These Free Tips
Optimize an Existing PC for Audio
Build an Audio HDD Server An Introduction to Modifying Hi-Fi Components
Intro to Modifying Hi-fi Devices
Hi-Fi Modifications
How to Pick an Audio Capacitor
Links: DIY Kits for the Audiophile Kits, instructions, schematics, and more.
Putting the Stomp Box Together

Hardware, Modifications and DIY

If you want to learn the fundamentals of soldering, reading schematics, building your own circuits then visit the DIY Index page.
High-End Capacitors, Inductors, and Resistors
Replacing Passive Components to Improve Sound Quality
Design and Construction of Vacuum Tube Amplifiers
Power Supplies and Voltage Regulators
How to Pick an Audio Capacitor
Capacitor Distortion Mechanisms
How To Test A Capacitor
DIY Audio Modifications Pre-amps, Amps, Speakers, etc.
Vibration Isolation and Damping
A Guide to Optimizing Speaker Performance
Everything You Wanted To Know About Speakers
Power Amplifier Set-up Tips
What is a Digital Analog Converter (DAC)?
ADC and DAC Glossary
Everything you were afraid to ask about Cables
Balanced Cables and Audio
Audio Cables
Wire Specifications
Working with the SPDIF Connection
Digital First Aid: Quick and easy solutions to some of the problems encountered when connecting digital audio equipment
The Basic Process of Recording Tracks on a Computer

Audio Media/Format/Codecs

16 vs 24 Bit
Everything you Wanted to Know About CDs
MP3 vs AAC vs FLAC vs CD
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) Audio Interchange File Format (or AIFF) is a lossless file format for storing digital audio (waveform) data. AIFF is the Apple equivalent of WAV. iTunes allows for error checking when going from CD to AIFF.
An Introduction to DVD Recordable (DVD-R)
Audio Quality of MP3s versus CDs
MPEG1 and MPEG2 Compression PDF
Audio Coding Standards PDF
Speech Coding Standards PDF
MPEG1 and MPEG2 Compression PDF
Audio Coding Standards PDF
Speech Coding Standards PDF

DIY Pages of Interest

Putting the Stomp Box Together
From Schematic to Reality
Practice Soldering
Soldering Practice Kits Begin by building your own, and then use the links to gain more advanced skills.
How To Test A Capacitor
Getting Started With Audio and Electronic DIY Projects
An Introduction to Modifying Hi-Fi Components
Hi-Fi Modifications
Links: DIY Kits for the Audiophile Kits, instructions, schematics, and more.

The Fundamentals of Audio

Fundamentals of Audio The nuts-and-bolts of audio. A total of 38 pages, with a lot of great illustrations.

Audio Basics
Improve Your Mixes With This Critical Listening Exercise
Critical Listening - Basic Exercises
Using Poetry as a Method of Creating Musical Vocals
Resonance and Radiation of Acoustic Instruments
Strings, Standing Waves and Harmonics
What is a Sound Spectrum?
Impedance 101
Why is Impedance Important
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) Audio Interchange File Format (or AIFF) is a lossless file format for storing digital audio (waveform) data. AIFF is the Apple equivalent of WAV.
Converting Analog into Digital (IIR) Filter

Audio Components
Links: DIY Kits for the Audiophile DIY kits, instructions, schematics, and more.
High-End Capacitors, Inductors, and Resistors
Capacitor Distortion Mechanisms
Power Amplifier Set-up Tips
Everything You Wanted To Know About Speakers
A Guide to Optimizing Speaker Performance
Audio Cables
What is a Digital Analog Converter (DAC)?
ADC and DAC Glossary
Wire Specifications
Converting Analog into Digital (IIR) Filter

Creating and Maintaining a Music Library

MP3 vs AAC vs FLAC vs CD
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF)
An Introduction to DVD Recordable (DVD-R)
Digital Audiophile: Defining Audio Quality in iTunes
Digital Audiophile: Importing a CD Using iTunes
Digital Audiophile: Moving Your iTunes Library Between Computers
Digital Audiophile: Defining Audio Quality in iTunes
Digital Audiophile: Importing a CD Using iTunes
Digital Audiophile: Moving Your iTunes Library Between Computers
Converting Your LPs to CDs
Decrypting ITunes
Archiving your CD Library
How to rip (legally) copy protected CDs
Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs December 9, 2007
Clean Up Your MP3 Library December 9, 2007
Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs December 17, 2007
Converting Audio Files in iTunes 27 January, 2008
Join Tracks in iTunes March 3, 2008
Managing Duplicate Songs in Your iTunes Library March 4, 2008

Turntables, cartridges, preamps, and all that is needed to convert from vinyl to digital

Converting Vinyl to Digital: Interface Turntable to Computer via USB
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Connect Turntable to Computer via Existing Preamp
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Various Configurations Used to Connect a Turntable to a Computer
Converting Vinyl to Digital: All About The Phono Preamp
Converting Vinyl to Digital: All About Turntables and Cartridges
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Tune-up a Turntable
Converting Vinyl to Digital: How to Clean Your Vinyl

Listening
Using Poetry as a Method of Creating Musical Vocals
Improve Your Mixes With This Critical Listening Exercise
Critical Listening - Basic Exercises

Vinyl to Digital Conversions
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Interface Turntable to Computer via USB
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Connect Turntable to Computer via Existing Preamp
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Various Configurations Used to Connect a Turntable to a Computer
Converting Vinyl to Digital: All About The Phono Preamp
Converting Vinyl to Digital: All About Turntables and Cartridges
Converting Vinyl to Digital: Tune-up a Turntable
Converting Vinyl to Digital: How to Clean Your Vinyl

iTunes

Defining Audio Quality in iTunes
Importing Music Using iTunes
How to burn a CD in iTunes
Equalizers and Advanced iTunes Features
Saving MP3 Files with Windows Media Player and iTunes: Convert WMA to MP3
The Complete Guide to Backing Up your iTunes Library
Transferring your iTunes Library
Decrypting iTunes

Converting Audio Files in iTunes
Join Tracks in iTunes
Managing Duplicate Songs in Your iTunes Library
How-To: Backup Your DVDs and Watch Them in iTunes
Managing your iTunes Library on an External Hard Drive
Decrypting ITunes

Archiving your CD Library
How to rip (legally) copy protected CDs
Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs
Clean Up Your MP3 Library
Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs
Converting Audio Files in iTunes
Join Tracks in iTunes
Managing Duplicate Songs in Your iTunes Library
Equalizers and Advanced iTunes Features

Audio and Recording

Audio Index
Audio and Home Recording Links

Reorganized Sound: Effects by Established Technques

Creative Commons Licensing and Copyright

Guide to Buying Pro-Audio Equipment

Installation Basics for Studio Wiring
Protein Storage
Freakin' the Faders
High Fidelity
MIDI In Session
Links to Acoustics, Music, and Science
Creating Effect Via Established Techniques
Bias Voltages and Tube Amp Maintenance
The Technical Features of Monitoring
Strings, Standing Waves and Harmonics
What is a Sound Spectrum?
What is a Decible?
Multimedia Articles
Acoustics, Music, and Science
Reducing Studio Noise
Phantom Power and Microphone Interconnect Basics
Audio Room Acoustics
Speaker Impedance
Differences Between CD-R/CD-RW Discs and Standard CD
What to Do With Extra Computers
Resonance and Radiation
Audio Gear Modification
Recording the Electric Guitar
Build a Budget Studio
Good Reference Monitors
Plug-ins
Mic-mix
MySpace for Musicians
Sonic Mayhem
Mic Specs
Samplers

Free Digital Music

Free Sound Links is where you can score various sounds to use for recording. March 31, 2008
How to Download Myspace's Free Music for Your iPod or a CD March 31, 2008
Hijacking Audio
February 24, 2008
Free Music
is available legally...quick note: we do not advocate piracy.
One Million Free and Legal Music Tracks Here is a page full of links to some very hi-powered free and legal music sites.
How to Remove DRM from WMA to MP3 for iPod/iPhone 27 January, 2008
More Freedom for Music Fans with sinking DRM ship.
Stream Music to Airport Express Without iTunes
Move Music Off of Your iPod ..do it for legal purposes only.
Suing people who download music illegally
external link.
Woman Must Pay $222,000 in Fines for Piracy external link
Google MP3s
How to Break DRM (iTunes, DVD, etc.) for Lawful Purposes

Electronics for the DIYer

Technical Books Online This is a great site for downloading free books. If you want to learn electronics, then this is the site and it is all free.
DIY Audio Modifications
Pre-amps, Amps, Speakers, etc.
Working with the SPDIF Connection
Understanding AC/DC, Series/Parallel, Resistance and Impedance
Impedance 101

DIY Electroinic Fundamentals

From Schematic to Reality
Practice Soldering
Soldering Practice Kit Both general soldering and SMD. It is best to get a little practice before you attempt to install that $29 chip you just bought.
How To Test A Capacitor
Design and Construction of Vacuum Tube Amplifiers
Replacing Passive Components to Improve Sound Quality
Replacing a SMD Electrolytic Capacitor
Strategies for Replacing Old Electrolytic Capacitors
Working With Electrolytic Capacitors
Power Supplies and Voltage Regulators
Working With Electrolytic Capacitors
SMD (Surface Mount Device) Soldering Guide
Through-Hole Soldering General Requirements

Projects

Make Your Own Patch Cords/Cables
Capacitor Guide
Circuit Schematic Symbols
Putting the Stomp Box Together

Soldering and Assembly

From Schematic to Reality
Practice Soldering
SMD Soldering Practice Kit
Better Soldering PDF
Solder Like a Pro PDF
Soldering Guide PDF
PCB Soldering PDF
Recommended Soldering Techniques PDF
Lead Free Wave Soldering PDF
Soldering PDF
SMD (Surface Mount Device) Soldering Guide
Through-Hole Soldering General Requirements
Getting Started With Soldering external link
How to Solder external link
Tools You Will Need external link

Capacitors

High-End Capacitors, Inductors, and Resistors
Working With Electrolytic Capacitors
Replacing Passive Components to Improve Sound Quality
Strategies for Replacing Old Electrolytic Capacitors Deals primarily with replacing old capacitors in older equipment
Replacing a SMD Electrolytic Capacitor
How to Pick an Audio Capacitor
Capacitor Distortion Mechanisms
How To Test A Capacitor

Coming Soon:
Replacing Capacitors on an Amp Board (a Quad 303 in this case)DEAD Link NEW_AAA_DIY_Replace_Caps_On_Amp_Board.htm
How to Test a CapacitorDEAD Link NEW_DIY_AAA_Test_Capacitors.htm
Capacitor Testing and Discharge DEAD Link

Resistors, Transistors, PCBs, Capacitors, etc.

Resistor Color Code Guide TEWM
Resistor Color Code Table TEWM
Capacitor Guide TEWM
4 Band Resistor Color Code Calculator
5 Band Resistor Color Code Calculator
6 Band Resistor Color Code Calculator
Resistor Color Code Calculator
Building Simple Resistor Circuits
101 Transistor
Photo Etching Printed Circuit Boards
Easy Printed Circuit Boards
Picking Capacitors
Some Transistor Data Sheets
Designing JFET Preamps
Engineering Applications: Printed Circuit Boards
Building series-parallel resistor circuits
Power Supplies and Voltage Regulators

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Vacuum Tube Pages

How Vacuum Tubes Work
Theory of and Types of Vacuum Tubes
How Vacuum Tubes in Linears Work
Vaccum Tube Amplifiers
Vacuum Tubes Vs. Transistors
Vacuum Tubes Vs Transistors in Electric Guitar Amplifiers
Vacuum Tubes: Buying
Audio Tube Maintenance
Amplification Primer: The Sound of Vacuum Tubes

The Fundamentals of Electronics and Oscilloscopes

Fundamentals of Digital Electronics TEWM PDF For educational use only
Intro to Oscilloscopes TEWM PDF
Index for: XYXZs of Oscilloscopes TEWM PDF An excellent resource from Tektronix
The Significance of Oscilloscope Signal Integrity TEWM PDF
MyScope TDS5000B DPO Series TEWM PDF Functionality of Oscilloscope

Below are numerous PowerPoint lectures in the specified topic that have been converted to PDFs.
Thanks to: Clarkson University School of Engineering

Oscilloscopes TEWM PDF
Oscilloscopes and Comparators TEWM PDF
DC and AC measurements TEWM PDF
Amps Lab TEWM PDF A very simple/short piece
Aliasing and Pulse Measurements TEWM PDF
Transient Analysis TEWM PDF
Sequential Logic TEWM PDF
AC Circuits Sampling TEWM PDF
A/D Converters TEWM PDF
VLSI Design Intro TEWM PDF
Circuits & Layout TEWM PDF
Logical Effort TEWM PDF
Wires TEWM PDF
Combinational Circuits TEWM PDF
Circuit Families TEWM PDF
Sequential Circuits TEWM PDF
Design for Testability TEWM PDF
CMOS Transistor Theory TEWM PDF
Nonideal Transistors TEWM PDF
Transient Response TEWM PDF

Data Sheets

Philips 8-bit multiplying D/A converter TEWM PDF
Motorola Quad 2-Input Exclusive OR Gate TEWM PDF
Motorola Dual JK Positive Edge-Triggered Flip-Flop TEWM PDF
Motorola Quad Flip-Flop TEWM PDF
Motorola Presettable BCD/DECADE Up/Down Counters Presettable 4-Bit Binary Up/Down Counters TEWM PDF

iPod

iPod, iTunes Main Index

iPod for Beginners

A Beginner's Guide to the iPod®
The Beginner’s Guide to Filling your iPod
Beginner’s Guide to Changing iPod Graphics

iPod: Software, Media, and Interface Tips, How-tos, and Issues

How to Break DRM (iTunes, DVD, etc.) for Lawful Purposes
How To Move Music from iPod to PC in 5 Easy Steps
Moving music off the iPod
Moving music off the iPod
Managing your iTunes Library on an External Hard Drive
Downloading Music & Video to Your iPod
Beginner’s Guide to Changing iPod Graphics
Copying Content from your iPod to your Computer - The Definitive Guide
Copying Content from your iPod to your Computer--Third Party Tools
Make bookmarking iPod files from audio CDs
iTunes Extreme: Killer Add-ons

How to Rename Your iPod

How-To: Backup Your DVDs and Watch Them in iTunes
How to Convert DVD, Video, Flash and Youtube Video to iPod on Mac and Windows

iPod Icons and What They Mean
iPod Problems Fixed
Fix iTunes and iPod problems
Remove the FairPlay DRM from Your iTunes Songs
How to Remove DRM from WMA to MP3 for iPod/iPhone
Clean Up Your MP3 Library
Stream Net Radio to your MP3 Player
Convert DVD to iPod/IPhone
Convert DVD to Your iPod Using the Mac OS
Hijacking Audio
Join Tracks in iTunes
iPod Software Downloads

iPod Trouble Shooting

Apple Computer Troubleshooting Guide for the iPod
iPod Icons and What They Mean
Skipping Music on an iPod

Boot The iPod Into Diagnostic Mode
Erase your iPod
Persistent "Do Not Disconnect"
Restart a Frozen iPod
Mount and Update Your iPod
My iPod's Battery Won't Charge
The AutoSync Problem

iPod Hardware Tips, How-tos, and Issues

Add Internal Blue tooth Capability To Your iPod 4G
How to Make a Portable mp3 Amp from Old Computer Speakers
How to connect an iPod to your car stereo
Accessorize Your iPod®
Assign Your iPod to Windows Drive "i" S
Tricks For Saving a Dead iPod
iPod Problems Fixed
Fix allows the iPod to be ejected safely
Common iPod Problems Fixed
Extend iPod Battery Life
Using the iPod on Multiple Computers
Save Water Logged iPod
Fix iTunes and iPod problems
Replacing the Hard Drive of an iPod
Restart a Frozen iPod
Mount and Update Your iPod
My iPod's Battery Won't Charge
Put Your iPod in Disk Mode

iPod Misc

Use Your Ipod as a Startup Disk
Put Your iPod in Disk Mode

iPhone

iPhone Wallpaper
Convert DVD to iPod/IPhone
How to Remove DRM from WMA to MP3 for iPod/iPhone
Unlocking an iPhone

 

 

 

The Science of "Horns"

Interactions Between Windway and Air Column
Calculating the Spectrum of Struct Piano String
Beneade-Reed Pipe
Acoustical Evolution
Pulse Reflectometry
Practical Acoustics
Input Impedance and Wind Instruments
Brass Instrument Impulse Response
Benade-Finger Hole Summary
Acoustical Data on Clarinets
Register Hole Design for Cone Woodwinds
Ocillations in Clarinet Like Systems
Wall Vibrations in Wind Instruments
Materials Used in Horn Construction
Perturbations Theory and Its Application to Musical Air Columns
Bore Construction
Benade-Clarinet Clinic
Acoustical Comparison of Bassone Crooks
Measuring the Human Voice
Acoustics of Cornetto
Physical Acoustics of Musical Instruments
Radiation of Fiddle Box
MX Clarinet: Physics of a New Clarinet
Acoustics of Various Clarinets
The Subject of Mutes
Schlike Brass Clinic
The "Feel" of the Bore
The Coprion Bell
The "Color of Sound"
Instrument Metals
Tour of a Brass Instrument Manufacturing Plant
Introduction to the acoustics of brass instruments
The Acoustical Evolution of Wind Instruments
Diagrams and Slides on the Acoustics of Various Clarinets
Summary Notes on the Mathematical Theory of Fingerholes, as Applicable to Clarinets
Resonance Between Reed and Pipe Resonance Frequencies and the Playing Frequency of a Reed-Pipe Combination
Studies in the Physical Acoustics of Musical Instruments
Brass Wind Instrument Impulse Response Measurements
Calculating the Spectrum of a Struck Piano String
Thirty-six Transcendent Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, and Flugel Horn In Bb
Interactions Between the Player's Windway and the Air Column of a Musical Instrument
Ocillations in Clarinet Like Systems
On Radiation From a Fiddle-box As It Is Influenced By the Main Air Resonance
Perturbation Theory and Its Application to Musical Air Column Adjustment
Register Hole Design For Cone Woodwinds
The NX Clarinet
The Subject of Mutes
General Chemical and Physical Properties
Introduction to Saxophone Acoustics
Bore reconstruction by pulse reflectometry and its potential for the taxonomy of brass instruments
Using pulse reflectometry to compare the evolution of the cornet and the trumpet in the 19th and 20th centuries
The development of a modular paradigm for the physical modelling of musical instruments 
Acoustic pulse reflectometry in musical wind instrument research
Thesis: Acoustic pulse reflectometry for the measurement of musical wind instruments
Wall vibrations in wind instruments

What and How to Buy Musical Instruments

Beginners Guide to Band Instruments
Band Instrument Rip-offs
Choosing a Band Instrument
Original Trumpet Used to Create the ZeuS Guarnerius
Accessories and Supplies
The Ancient Myth of Zeus
A Modern Story of ZeuS
Bach Strad and ZeuS Guarnerius Photos: Side-by-Side

Care and Maintenance of Musical Instruments

Care and Maintenance of Your Flute
Care and Maintenance of Your Saxophone
Care and Maintenance of Your Trumpet
Care and Maintenance of Your Clarinet
Care and Maintenance of Your Trombone
Guitar Setup Tips
Build Your Own Humidifier
Setting Up A Guitar

Musicians Health and Exercises

The Ultimate Musician's Index
Health for Guitarists

Musician Exercises
Links & On-Line Articles
Musicians and Injuries the types of injuries suffered and how to prevent them.
Why is it That Musicians Suffer An Extraordinary Amount of Physical Discomfort? Does this mean that it hurts more to be a musician?
Curved Fingers and Tension ...almost all musicians curve their finger while playing and this can lead to injury.
Safe Gigging ...playing is not as safe as we assume.
External Links Addressing the Health of Musicians is a short list of external links that primarily deal with the health of musicians.
Why Physical Exercise for Artists? The advantages of exercise for the artist.
A Ten Point Plan for Fitness to Play
Stretching is an excellent PDF on how to stretch efficiently and effectively.
Rotation Exercises While Playing increase your finger strength while playing the piano.
Stretches and Back Care Exercises an illustrated guide to taking care of the back.
The Effects of Stress on Music Performance

FAQ Relaxation Techniques
Relaxation Techniques I
a very comprehensive set of exercises. A lot of Eastern techniques.
Relaxation Techniques II these exercises address affirmations and visualizations among other things. It is the icing on the cake if done in conjunction with Relaxation Techniques I.
Stress in Piano Playing how to play without incurring debilitating stress. Very comprehensive.
Beta Blockers and Performance Anxiety in Musicians the use of Beta Blockers and any potential problems.
Alexander Technique for Musicians

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep if you cannot get a good nights sleep, then you will have some health issues.
The Benefits of Better Breathing
breathing is an very important component in stress reduction and creativity. An excellent resource.
Teaching Whole Music Literacy knowing how the brain learns can only benefit the user...The Brain Users Manual.
Music, Development, Aging and the Brain how does music effect the development of the brain? Again, understanding empowers.
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation

Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Development

Creating Melodies with Evolving Recurrent Neural Networks

Health, Neurology, and Exercises for Musicians

Musicians Health and Exercises Index
Links & On-Line Articles

Health for Guitarists

Musician Health Exercises
Musician Exercise Links
Musicians and Injuries

Why is it That Musicians Suffer An Extraordinary Amount of Physical Discomfort?
Curved Fingers and Tension
Safe Gigging
External Links Addressing the Health of Musicians
Why Physical Exercise for Artists?
A Ten Point Plan for Fitness to Play
Stretching
Rotation Exercises While Playing
Stretches and Back Care Exercises
The Effects of Stress on Music Performance

FAQ Relaxation Techniques
Relaxation Techniques I

Relaxation Techniques II
Stress in Piano Playing
Beta Blockers and Performance Anxiety in Musicians
Alexander Technique for Musicians

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep
The Benefits of Better Breathing

Teaching Whole Music Literacy
Music, Development, Aging and the Brain
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation

Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Development

Creating Melodies with Evolving Recurrent Neural Networks
Benefits of Learning Music

Recording Techniques

Creating Effects With Established Techniques
Microphone Preamplifier Technology
Reorganized Sound: Effects by Established Techniques
Practical Acoustics for Technicians
Making Tracks: Intelligent Harmonization
Create an environment for your MIDI hardware
How to Filter Your Audio 10 Different Ways November 17, 2008
Creating Effect Via Established Techniques
Bias Voltages and Tube Amp Maintenance
The Technical Features of Monitoring
MIDI In Session
Freakin' the Faders
High Fidelity
Phantom Power and Microphone Interconnect Basics
Resonance and Radiation
Recording the Electric Guitar
Good Reference Monitors
Plug-ins
Mic-mix
MySpace for Musicians
Sonic Mayhem
Mic Specs
Samplers
Audacity Tutorial for High School PDF January 24, 2009
Audacity Tutorial for High School Power Point January 24, 200
How to Create Background Game Music Loops with Audacity

Science of Audio

The Electronic Century: A Historical Perspective
Mastering Vinyl
Strings, Standing Waves and Harmonics

What is a Sound Spectrum?
What is a Decibel?
Protein Storage
Introduction to the acoustics of brass instruments
MUS150: Musical Acoustics (Stanford Univ)
Acoustical Data on Clarinets
The Acoustical Evolution of Wind Instruments
Diagrams and Slides on the Acoustics of Various Clarinets
Summary Notes on the Mathematical Theory of Fingerholes, as Applicable to Clarinets
Resonance Between Reed and Pipe Resonance Frequencies and the Playing Frequency of a Reed-Pipe Combination
Studies in the Physical Acoustics of Musical Instruments
Brass Wind Instrument Impulse Response Measurements
Calculating the Spectrum of a Struck Piano String
Thirty Transcendent Studies for Trumpet, Cornet, and Flugel Horn In Bb
Interactions Between the Player's Windway and the Air Column of a Musical Instrument
Oscillations in Clarinet Like Systems
On Radiation From a Fiddle-box As It Is Influenced By the Main Air Resonance
Perturbation Theory and Its Application to Musical Air Column Adjustment
Register Hole Design For Cone Woodwinds
The NX Clarinet
The Subject of Mutes
The Coprion Bell
Instrument Metals
General Chemical and Physical Properties
Introduction to Saxophone Acoustics
Flute Acoustics
Acoustics of Reed Woodwinds
Didjeridu acoustics
Violin Acoustics
Guitar Acoustics
Vocal Tract Acoustics
Pipes and Harmonics
How Do Woodwind Instruments Work?
Flutes vs Clarinets
Helmholtz Resonance
Note names, MIDI numbers and frequencies
Interference beats and Tartini tones
Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and the musician's uncertainty principle
Acoustical investigation of the cornetto
Bore reconstruction by pulse reflectometry and its potential for the taxonomy of brass instruments
Input impedance measurements on wind instruments using pulse reflectometry
Measuring the human voice: Analyzing pitch, timing and voice quality in mother/infant communication
Using pulse reflectometry to compare the evolution of the cornet and the trumpet in the 19th and 20th centuries
Acoustical comparison of bassoon crooks
Acoustic pulse reflectometry in musical wind instrument research
Thesis: Acoustic pulse reflectometry for the measurement of musical wind instruments
Wall vibrations in wind instruments
Have you ever found an oboe and wondered where it came from?
The development of a modular paradigm for the physical modeling of musical instruments 

Digital Recording

Hardware/Software Tools

Convert LPs into CDs
Microphone Preamplifier Technology
Reorganized Sound: Effects by Established Technques
Practical Acoustics for Technicians
Making Tracks: Intelligent Harmonization
Create an environment for your MIDI hardware
How to Filter Your Audio 10 Different Ways
Creating Effect Via Established Techniques
Bias Voltages and Tube Amp Maintenance
The Technical Features of Monitoring
MIDI In Session
Freakin' the Faders
High Fidelity
Phantom Power and Microphone Interconnect Basics
Resonance and Radiation
Recording the Electric Guitar
Good Reference Monitors
Plug-ins
Mic-mix
MySpace for Musicians
Sonic Mayhem
Mic Specs
Samplers

Studio

Creative Commons Licensing and Copyright
Guide to Buying Pro-Audio Equipment

Installation Basics for Studio Wiring
Recording Electric Guitar
Audio Room Acoustics
Reducing Studio Noise
Speaker Impedance
Differences Between CD-R/CD-RW Discs and Standard CD
What to Do With Extra Computers
Audio Gear Modification
Build a Budget Studio
Sound Design Workshop: On the Bus
Good Reference Monitors
Improve Your Mixes With This Critical Listening Exercise
How to Filter Your Audio 10 Different Ways
How to Process and Improve Home Recorded Vocals
How to Process Vocals for an Amazing Professional Sound

Studio Logic Pro

How to Create Amazing Bass Patterns for Electronic Music
Making Tracks: Intelligent Harmonization
Create an environment for your MIDI hardware
How to ReWire Individual Reason Instruments into Logic Pro
How to Automate Audio Tracks in Logic Pro 8
How to Create Crisp, Controlled Effects with Dynamic Effect Busses
How to Create a Custom Instrument with Logic’s EXS Sampler
6 Stereo Miking Techniques You Can Use Today
10 Ways to Improve Your Mix-down
How to Master a Track in 15 Minutes or Less
Improve Your Mixes With This Critical Listening Exercise
How to Process and Improve Home Recorded Vocals
How to Process Vocals for an Amazing Professional Sound

Current Events

References, News, and Resources
An Open Letter to the American Public
Anti-War Groups

Misc

Whole Lotta eBooks Over 250 Free Books
Math Art
Decrypting ITunes
Archiving your CD Library
How to rip (legally) copyprotected CDs.

Creative Neurotech Problem Solving

Introduction
A Working Definition of Problem Solving
Human Information Processing Systems
Problem Space and Goals
Searching the Problem Space
Biological Aspects of Problem Solving
Developmental Factors in Problem Solving
Characteristics of Problem Solvers
Blocks (Cultural, Perceptual, Emotional) to Creative Problem Solving
Memory: Simple Tools to Improve It
Creativity
Change Attitudes in Problem Solving Via
Writing Logically
Bibliography
Truth Tables
Binary Numeral System
Writing in Mathematics
Meditation Handbook

Extras

All of the below files are PDF's and open in new window.

Outdoor Education Curriculum
The Triune Brain
The Self
Self-Realization and Social Responsibility
Quality Brain in the Work Place
Self-Realization and the Ecology Movement
Universe and You

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Brain Self-Control 1977

Brain Self-Control Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Universe
Lesson 2: Backward Self-Therapy
Lesson 3: Consciousness
Lesson 4: Thought
Lesson 5: Value System
Lesson 6: Freedom from Parents
Lesson 7: Meditation
Lesson 8: Child Cognitive Fix
Lesson 9: Ego
Lesson 10: Sleep and Dream Analysis
Lesson 11: Morning Pre―Conscious
Lesson 12: Daily Sensitivity Measurement
Lesson 13: Daily Power Measurement
Lesson 14: Forward Self-Circuiting
Lesson 15: Methodology; Scientific Method of Inquiry
Lesson 16: Electrical Property of Nerves
Lesson 17: Schematic Diagram of the Nervous System
Lesson 18: Peripheral Data Processing

Lesson 19: Automatic Control Circuits
Lesson 20: Permanently Wired-In Behavior
Lesson 21: Electrical Nature of Conscious Mental Processes
Lesson 22: Control Centers of Emotion and Consciousness
Lesson 23: The Frontal Lobes
Lesson 24: Memory
Lesson 25: Automatic Learning
Lesson 26: Higher Learning
Lesson 27: Computers and the Brain
Lesson 28: Homo Novus

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Self-Transcendence Workbook

This 420 page workbook is in PDF format in order to make it more portable. Self-Transcendence Workbook.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Your Completion


SECTION A - Instant Gratification Brain Growth
Lesson 1: Build Up Your Ego Strength
Lesson 2: Retrogress Into Your Total Ego
Lesson 3: Self-Belief. I Feel Good About Me.
Lesson 4: Child Playsie Funsie Gamsie
Lesson 5: Who Am I?
Lesson 6: Play Adult Love
Lesson 7: Harmonizing With Lovely Genetic Intelligence
Lesson 8: Luscious Morning Pre-Conscious Honesty
Lesson 9: Re-Discovering Your Child Life-force Fingertips
Lesson 10: Expansion Of Happiness
Lesson 11: Healing Hands
Lesson 12: Beginner’s Multiple Orgasm

SECTION B: Say Hello To Your Brain
Lesson 13: Learn Your Triune Brain
Lesson 14: Self-Guided imaging, Introduction
Lesson 15: Amygdala Click-Switch
Lesson 16: Reptile Brain Self-Defense And Counter Attack
Lesson 17: Mammal Brain Love Sharing And Family Formation
Lesson 18: Primate Brain Step-by-Step Transcendence and Genius
Lesson 19: Extended Family Co-Therapy

SECTION C - Release Repressed Trauma Memories
Lesson 20: Child Play With Fun Trauma Memories
Lesson 21: Learn Your Cortex Adult And Adolescent Memory Library
Lesson 22: Release Repressed Adult and Adolescent Trauma Memories
Lesson 23: Understanding Endorphin-Bonding
Lesson 24: Learn Your Temporal Lobes Joy Child Memory Library
Lesson 25: Release Repressed Child Love Memories
Lesson 26: Self Trauma Drama, Theory
Lesson 27: Self Trauma Drama, Method
Lesson 28: Trauma Drama Script Writing
Lesson 29: Doing Trauma Drama With A Single Friend

SECTION D - Retarded Adolescent Rebellion
Lesson 30: Release And Free Your Repressed Adolescent Trauma Memories
Lesson 31: Adolescent Irrationality Nurtured Into Adolescent Joy And Meaning
Lesson 32: Love Rebellion
Lesson 33: Guaranteed Anterior Amygdala Bank Storage
Lesson 34: Cure Irrational Reptile Attack
Lesson 35: Cure Adolescent Fear Of Growing Up
Lesson 36: Cure Fear-Filled Adolescent’s Refusal To Do Self-Therapy
Lesson 37: Adolescent Killer Ape Versus Transcended killer Ape
Lesson 38: Cure Adolescent Rebellion Via Child Play
Lesson 39: Salvage Adolescent Genetic Idealism Logic
Lesson 40: Cure Retrogression Into Reptilian Ego Such
Lesson 41: Cure Retrogression Of Sane Adult Intelligence Into Insane Adult Ignorance
Lesson 42: Cure Rebellious Backward Stupidities
Lesson 43: Cure Lying
Lesson 44: Death of Life?
Lesson 45: First Adolescent Genius Creativity
Lesson 46: True Adolescent Love With Co-Therapy Family

SECTION E – Techniques To Release Deepest Repressed Trauma Memories
Lesson 47: Brain Journal
Lesson 48: Self-Diagnosis Graph
Lesson 49: Full Voluptuous Healing Sleep
Lesson 50: Hypnapompic Probe
Lesson 51: Triune Dream Analysis
Lesson 52: Temporal-Sphenoidal Suture Tap
Lesson 53: Self Guided Imaging, Advanced
Lesson 54: Open Receptive Meditation
Lesson 55: Cosmoprobe
Lesson 56: Hyperpowering
Lesson 57 Values / Beliefs
Lesson 58: Laughing
Lesson 59: Release and Free Your Repressed Child Trauma Memories

SECTION F - Advanced Understanding and Control Of Brain
Lesson 60: Universe
Lesson 61: Energy / Entropy / Synergy / Physics
Lesson 62: Consciousness Physics
Lesson 63: Love Physics
Lesson 64: Measuring Emotional Age
Lesson 65: Brain Cyclotron
Lesson 66: Normal Paranormal Powers
Lesson 67: Return To Primal Nature
Lesson 68: Control Triune Reflexes
Lesson 69: Learn Your Animal Brains In Primal Nature
Lesson 70: Mammal Brain Telepathy With Animals
Lesson 71: Think-Click Your Amygdala
Lesson 72: Laughing At Dictator Gurus
Lesson 73: Love Trust

SECTION G - Advanced Self-Therapy Into Frontal Lobes
Lesson 74: Pre-Transcendence Love
Lesson 75: Pre-Transcendence Sex
Lesson 76: Advanced Multiple Orgasm
Lesson 77: Creating Your Pre-Transcendence Growth Support Family
Lesson 78: Growth Support Family Rituals, Festivals, Celebrations
Lesson 79: Social Intelligence
Lesson 80: Testing For The Lie Via “Work Trauma Drama”
Lesson 81: Using Social Intelligence In Your Daily Money Job
Lesson 82: Precision Controlled Intuitions
Lesson 83: Click Into Right-Hemisphere
Lesson 84: Creativity, Theory
Lesson 85: Creativity, Action
Lesson 86: Measuring Mamma
Lesson 87: Release and Free Your Repressed Infant Trauma Memories
Lesson 88: First Frontal Lobes Pops

SECTION H - Final Love Growths
Lesson 89: How to Love
Lesson 90: Morning Love Wakeup Game
Lesson 91: Holy-Urination and Parent-Defecation Games
Lesson 92: Bounce-Walking and Voltage-Elevator Games
Lesson 93: Bus/Subway to Work Entropy Flip
Lesson 94: Rush-Hour Traffic Car Driving Entropy Flip
Lesson 95: Horny Adolescent in Supermarket and Uterine Tub Re-Birth Games
Lesson 96: Night Bed Pre-Sleep Game and Anti-Depression Sexing
Lesson 97: Making Money
Lesson 98: Become A Transcended Teacher, Leader
Lesson 99: Longevity
Lesson 100: Reciprocal Communication

Brain Self-Control and Computers

BSC Disclaimer
BSC Goals
BSC Introduction
Chapter I: Introduction to Your Personal Bio-Computer
Chapter II: "Who Am I?"
Chapter III: Objective Reality and Rational Thought

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Neural Cybernetics (1971)

Introduction
Methodology
Chapter I: Electrical Property of Nerves
Chapter II: Schematic Diagram of the Nervous System
Chapter III: Peripheral Data Processing in the Nervous System
Chapter IV: Automatic Control Circuits
Chapter V: Permanently Wired-In Behavior
Chapter VI: Electrical Nature of Conscious Mental Processes
Chapter VII: Control Centers of Emotions and Consciousness
Chapter VIII: Personality and Speech; Frontal Lobes
Chapter IX: Memory
Chapter X: Automatic Learning
Chapter XI: Higher Learning
Chapter XII: Computers and the Brain

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The Iron Book (1971)

Courage
Dialog: "Courage"
Urban Survival: 10 Steps
Privacy
Maturity

Brain Philosophy and Neurological Models

Science, Philosophy, Cognitive Sciences, and Pseudo Sciences LiLiLinks
The Triune Brain
The Self
Self-Realization and Social Responsibility
Making for a Better Brain With Walking
Creativity LiLiLinks Mycoted
Future Human Evolution
Self-Directed Evolution
Creative and Strategic ThiLinking
Theories of Brain Organization
Training With The Brain
A Computational Model of the Brain
A Biologically Based Computational Model of Working Memory
Whole Brain to Work Model
Connectionist Mechanisms for Cognitive Control Dual-Core by Intelligence

Caring for the Body/Brain

Training With The Brain TEWM PDF
Whole Brain to Work Mode TEWM PDF
Why Physical Exercise for Artists? TEWM HTML
Everything You Need to Know About Sleep TEWM HTML
Relaxation Techniques for Reef of Anxiety & Stress TEWM HTML
The Benefits of Better Breathing
Transactional Analysis and the Triune Brain TEWM HTML
Meditation Handbook
Stretching
Stretches and Back Care Exercises
FAQ Relaxation Techniques
Relaxation Techniques I

Catastrophe Amongst Our ChildrenRelaxation Techniques II
Everything You Need to Know About Sleep
The Benefits of Better Breathing

Teaching Whole Music Literacy
Music, Development, Aging and the Brain
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation

Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Development

Creating Melodies with Evolving Recurrent Neural Networks
Benefits of Learning Music

Raising Healthy Brains'

Brain Baby
Tips On Infant Massage
Infant Massage Research
Smart Parenting Techniques
Helping Your Child Read
Pre-school Children
Helping Your Child Succeed
Helping Your Child With Early Adolescence
Helping Your Child With HW
Helping Your Child Become Responsible Citizens
Why Should a Child Learn Music?
The Religious Affiliation of Guitarist
John McLaughlin

The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Devlopment
Food in the first year of life
Healthy eating for kindergarten
Healthy eating in pre-kindergarten years
Healthy eating for young toddlers
Healthy eating in the primary school years
Healthy lunch boxes for children
'Try it - you'll like it!' Vegetables and fruit for children
Why no sweet drinks for children
Milk: Fact and Fallacies

Music Neurobics

Teaching Whole Music Literacy
Music, Development, Aging and the Brain
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation

Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Development

Creating Melodies with Evolving Recurrent Neural Networks
Benefits of Learning Music
Creating Melodies With Evoloving Recurrent Nerual Networks
Transparent Recording Software Applications
How We Think
Meditation Found to Increase Brain Size
Music Theory and Ear Training Tools

Links to Scientific, Neurology, Consciousness, and Philosophy Sites

The Brain and Consciousness Link Page

Some Models

Brain Boots up to Process Sensory Info
Computational Model of the Brain
Biologically Based Computational Model of Working Memory
The Utility of a Neuropsychology of Religious Experience
Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
Three-Dimensional Structure of Synapses in the Brain and on the Web
Connectionist Mechanisms for Cognitive Control

 

Music Tutorials

Music Index
Guitar Index
Teaching Song Form
Teaching Dynamics
Teaching Tempo
Composing with the Blues
Music Theory and Ear-Training Tool
Music Related Links

Music Scales, Chord Progressions, and Songs

Main Music Index
Music Links
Sheet Music Index
Guitar Index
Musicians Health and Exercises
The Science of Music
Music Equipment Manufacturers

Below are links to jazz and blues chord progressions.

Jazz: Diminshed Scale Chord Progressions
Chord Progression and Improvisation
Blues Progression 1
Blues Progression 2
Blues Progression 3
Blues Progression 4
Blues Progression 5
Blues Progression 6
Blues Progression 7
A Study in Blues PDF
Study in F, Gm7, C7, F PDF
Study in G, E7, Am7, D7 PDF

Music for Guitar

Below is music in the form of chords. Most are twelve-bar blues, but it will get more difficult as you go down the list. To get the most out of these progressions you should listen to a recording of the song, and find the lyrics...then just strum along.

Stormy Monday PDF
KCs Blues PDF
For Stompers Only PDF
Green Onion Blues PDF
JB Goodes Blues PDF
Minor Jazz Blues PDF
Ms Slows Blues PDF
Twelve Bar Blues in D PDF
Twelve Bar Blues in A PDF
Hesitation Blues PDF
I'm So Glad PDF
Sitting On Top of the World PDF

Strumming Exercises

These are basic strumming exercises that get progressively more difficult. If possible, you should try to spend 15 minutes, twice a day practicing these exercises.

Exercises 1 and 2 PDF
Exercises 3 and 4 PDF
Exercises 5 and 6 PDF
Exercises 7 and 8 PDF
Exercises 9 and 10 PDF
Exercises 11 and 12 PDF
Exercises 13 and 14 PDF
Exercises 15 and 16 PDF
Exercises 17 and 18 PDF
Exercises 19 and 20 PDF

Sheet Music

Body and Soul PDF
Born to Be Blue PDF
But Blue PDF
Christmas song (Chestnuts) PDF
Days of Wine and Roses PDF
Embraceable You PDF
Here There Everywhere PDF
In a Sentimental Mood PDF
It Don't Mean a Thing PDF
The Girl From Ipanenama PDF
Ask Me Now

This I Dig of You
Lydian April
What's New
Belonging
Kake
Mocambo
Einstein's Scretary
Gabrielle

Benefits of Music

Benefits of Learning Music
How We Think
Meditation Found to Increase Brain Size
The Effects of Music Training On Children's Brain and Cognitive Development
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation
Creating Melodies With Evolving Recurrent Neural Networks

Emotional responses to pleasant and unpleasant music correlate with activity in paralimbic brain regions
Teaching Whole Music Literacy
Music, Development, Aging and the Brain
The Brain of Musicians: A Model of Functional and Structural Adaptation

Music Theory and Ear Training Tools

Guitar

The Axis of Guitar (Guitar Pages)
Build Your Own Humidifier
The Electric Guitar: History, Tunings, Pickups, and Just How it Works.
How to: Maintain, Adjust, String, and Tune Your Guitar
Simple Guitar Physics
Strings, Standing Waves and Harmonics
What is a Sound Spectrum?
What is a decibel?
What's In a Pickup?
Guitar Pickups - Tone & Timbre
Guitar Pickups - Different Positions
Guitar Pickups - Combinations
How Guitar Amplifiers Are Used
Guitar Amplifier Basics
Guitar Amplifiers - Valve Emulations
Guitar Amplifiers - Valves vs Solid State
Guitar Amplifiers - Overdrive & Distortion
Guitar Amplifiers: Power and Volume
Guitar Effects - What They Do
Guitar Effects-Digital
Guitar Effects - The Digital Revolution
Guitar Effects - Order & Tips
Acoustic Concepts/Measurement Technique
Understanding Guitar Schematics
Natural Talent 
Climb Every Mountain
Your Hand is Your Band: The Importance of Fingering
Your Growth as a Guitarist: Vertical or Horizontal?
Why Should I Learn To Read Music?
Think 10 Times, Play Once!
The Secret of Speed: Finding the Incredible Lightness
The Inner Master
Can I Teach Guitar?
Perfect Intention
Pulling Up The Slack: Mining Your Potential
The Glue of Repetition
The Alexander Technique: Taking Pressure Off Your Body
Changing Bad Habits
Easy Bar Chords
On Memorizing
Attentional Deployment
Changing Chords. Having a little trouble with those "easy" chords?
Review is Required!
Real Life Scenes From Dr. Jamie' Studio: Another Guitarist Brought Out of "Musical Coma"
Teachers Lounge: You Treat a Thing The Way You Define It
Double Trouble
Get the Juices Flowing
Lost In Time
Moving in the Direction of Skill
Shifting
Review is Required!
Removing The Barriers To Musical Expression
Goalines Not Deadlines
Technology Behind the Air Guitar

Guitar Strumming Exercises

Exercises 1 and 2 PDF
Exercises 3 and 4 PDF
Exercises 5 and 6 PDF
Exercises 7 and 8 PDF
Exercises 9 and 10 PDF
Exercises 11 and 12 PDF
Exercises 13 and 14 PDF
Exercises 15 and 16 PDF
Exercises 17 and 18 PDF
Exercises 19 and 20 PDF

Guitar Lesson PDFs

Alternate Tunings
Guitar Chord Forms
Music Information
Beginnning Warm-up
Fretboard Warm-up
More Warm-ups

Hammer-on Drills
Pull-off Drills
Combination Drills

Progression
Fretboard Intervals
Position Intervals

Blues Warm-up

Pentatonic Scales

More Pentatonic Scales Pentatonic Stretching
Blues In E
Blues In A

Minor Chords
The Major Scale
Major Scale Tabs
Music Theory

Circle of Fiftths

Augmented Chords

Moveable Chords
Scale Degrees

6th Chords

7th Chords

9th Chords

Diminished Triads
Classical Tablature

General Music

Teaching Tempo
Teaching Song Form

Teaching Dynamics

Music-Theory and Ear-Training Tools

Mac Software

 

Mac OS X
Mac Software an exhaustive list of the best free software in the Mac world.
MacDesktops almost...almost an infinte source of desktops. (External link)
iPhone Wallpaper some great wallpapers. (External link)
the iconfactory tools for building icons for both Mac OS and Windows (External link)
Trashing the Preferences
How To Add Login Items
Force Quitting Applications
Changing the Appearance of Your Dock
Connecting to a Server

What Is Apple Hiding?...Censorship and more Censorship.
Make Windows More Like Mac OS X. Free downloads at: My Expose, Stardock Object Bar, Stardock Object Dock, and use Safari.
BSOD Comes to Mac World
Mac hacks Allow OS X on PCs
Mac OS Leopard has a major data transfer flaw. Uh-oh--external link.
Leopard has both hits and misses.
Mac hacks Allow OS X on PCs via a little program called OSx86 Project
The Mac Trojan Virus...so much for the infallibility of the Mac OS.
Running Puppy Linux inside OS X 31-Dec-2007

Web Design

Getting Started

Firefox Tutorial
Six Essential Firefox Extensions for Web Designers
File Management

Web Design Tutorial Links
Web Design Links and Tools

Graphic Goals

About Goals
Your Goals
Your Site's Goals
User Goals
Win Win Solutions
About Personas & Scenarios
Site Personas and the Dialogue Process

Know and Target Your Viewers

How People Use Web Pages
Content
Don't Decorate...Communicate

Branding
The Golden Rule
Conventions
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
Design Engineering

Understanding Design

Scanning
Content
How People Use Web Pages
People Are Impatient
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
The Brain's Strengths

The Design/Plan Stage

Planning Your Web Site
Principles of Copyright
Planning Your Website
Ten Steps To A More User Friendly Website
Web Design: Rules to Code By
The Golden Rule of Website Building
The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
10 Tips on designing a fast loading web site
Web Site Specification PDF
Web Design and Development Process PDF
Site Structure PDF

Graphic Design Basics

Graphic Design Basics Index
Clarity in web page design
Colour
Contrast
Readabilty
Effective text
Imagery
Attention Map

Page layout

Layout for web page design
Containment
Alignment
Grouping
Rhythm and repetition
Logical order

Visual techniques

3D Effects in graphic design for the web
Logo design
Text-based logos
Favourite logos

Case studies

Artorg: Worked example
Case study: Business Improvement Network
Case study: Foruse

Computer Technology

Open Source Philosophy
Open Source Downloads
Free Windows XP Downloads
Open Source Portable Media Software
Free Portable Software
Free Music Software
Free plugins, mp3 Players, and browsers
The Microsoft Monopoly
The Advantage of Open Source
Math Art
Fixing Your Flash Drive

Design Process Basics

Design Process Detailed Index
Web Design Process Overview
Attention Map
Design like no-one's watching
The Design Spectrum
Don't Decorate, Communicate!
Golden Rule of web design
Pursuit of the Original
Simplicity in web design
Think Then Do
Work smart, not clever
The Brain's Strengths

Digital Ethics

Digital Ethics Main Index
Commentary on the 'Ten Commandments for Computer Ethics'
Teens, Privacy & Online Social Networks: How teens manage their online identities and personal information in the age of MySpace (PEW Report)
Is Music Piracy Stealing?
Music and the Law as Presented by the RIAA
Digital Imaging: Ethics
Cultures of Music Piracy: An Ethnographic Comparison of the US and Japan
Cyber Ethics
Privacy and records management in a digital age
Protecting Medical Privacy In a Digital Age: Beyond Policies and Procedures, A Critical Role for Technology
Ethics in a Digital Age
Ethics & Values in a Digital Age
Teaching Students Right from Wrong in the Digital Age
Student Worksheet on Ethics in the Digital Age
Mapping the foundationalist debate in computer ethics
IFPI: 2007 Digital Music Report
Identifying Unauthorized Sound Recordings
The Recording Industry 2006 Piracy Report
Seizing the Moment: Scientist's Authorship Rights in the Digital Age
Informational Ethics: An Environmental Approach to the Digital Divide

 

Software Downloads

Free Windows XP Downloads
Free Open Source Software

Free Open Source Portable Media Software
Free Portable Software
Free Music Software
Free plugins, mp3 Players, and browsers
Open Source Downloads
Flock

Hardware Benchmark Tools and More

Test your computer hardware for free.
The Intel® Processor Identification Utility was developed by Intel Corporation to identify the processor inside a system.
PC WIZARD 2008 is also an utility designed to analyze and benchmark your computer system.
GPU-Z is a lightweight utility designed to give you all information about your video card and GPU.
Fixing Your Flash Drive..."waste not want not."
KeePass Password Safe Slap it on your USB memory stick for the ultimate experience.
AutoGK Quick DVD-to-Div-X rips and power user features.
Auslogic Disk Defrag Wow, free defragger for Vista!
DoubleTwist An iTunes DRM stripper. More iTune tools: iPod, iTunes, MP3s
ThreatFire

Development

VirtualPlastic

Web Accessability

Usability for the Blind and Low Vision
Color Vision Confusion
The Elderly
Developing For Low Education/Motivation
Children On the Internet
Universal Usability Guidelines for Users with Slow Connections
Customer Service for Web Developers

Dreamweaver

CSS in Dreamweaver by Adobe

Web Tools

Web Design Pages
Design a Website In Photoshop
Turning A Sliced Image Into An HTML Webpage
Making a Web Photo Gallery
Morning Drink

Web 2.0

Web Candy Like Badge
Web Content Box
Web 2.0 Text
Web 2.0 Badge
Web 2.0 Graphic Element
Web 2.0 Button
Web 2.0 Button II
Create for Web

Web Site Development

Good Examples of Web Sites
Web Design: Rules to Code By
Web Development Process Overview PDF
Web Site Development Process
Digital Design
Web Styles Guide

Graphic Goals: What are the goals of your site?

About Goals
Your Goals
Your Site's Goals
User Goals
Win Win Solutions
About Personas & Scenarios
Site Personas and the Dialogue Process

Know and Target Your Viewers

How People Use Web Pages
Content
Don't Decorate...Communicate

Branding
The Golden Rule
Conventions
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
Design Engineering

Understanding Design

Scanning
Content
How People Use Web Pages
People Are Impatient
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
The Brain's Strengths

The Design/Plan Stage

Planning Your Web Site
Principles of Copyright
Planning Your Website
Ten Steps To A More User Friendly Website
Web Design: Rules to Code By
The Golden Rule of Website Building
The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
10 Tips on designing a fast loading web site
Web Site Specification PDF
Web Design and Development Process PDF
Site Structure PDF

Color

Calibrate Your Monitor
Color: Creating a Palette
Color Theory & the Color Wheel
Color Picker Software
The Lagom LCD monitor test pages
Real Color Wheel
Web Safe Colors by Value Order
Web Safe Colors by Hue Order
Communicating With Color
Color Wheels and Gray Scales

Graphic Design Basics

Graphic Design Basics Index
Clarity in web page design
Colour
Contrast
Readabilty
Effective text
HTML text
Imagery
Attention Map

Page layout

Layout for web page design
Containment
Alignment
Grouping
Rhythm and repetition common styling
Logical order
web page design

Visual techniques

3D Effects in graphic design for the web
Logo design
Key Characteristics of an Effective Logo
Text-based logos
Favourite logos
Add an Icon to Your URL

Case studies

Artorg: Worked example
graphic artists


Case study: Business Improvement Network
Case study: Foruse

Tools

Download YouTube Videos
Embedding Audio and Video into Dreamweaver Pages
Using Flash and Video in a Website
Videography and Cinematography Basics

Web Accessability

Usability for the Blind and Low Vision
Color Vision Confusion
The Elderly
Developing For Low Education/Motivation
Children On the Internet
Universal Usability Guidelines for Users with Slow Connections
Customer Service for Web Developers

Graphic Design Basics

Graphic Design Basics Index
Clarity in web page design
Colour
Contrast
Readabilty
Effective text
HTML text
Imagery
Attention Map

Page layout

Layout for web page design
Containment
Alignment
Grouping
Rhythm and repetition common styling
Logical order
web page design

Visual techniques

3D Effects in graphic design for the web
Logo design
Key Characteristics of an Effective Logo
Text-based logos
Favourite logos
Add an Icon to Your URL

Case studies

Artorg: Worked example
graphic artists


Case study: Business Improvement Network
Case study: Foruse

Know and Target Your Viewers

How People Use Web Pages
Content
Don't Decorate...Communicate

Branding
The Golden Rule
Conventions
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
Design Engineering

Understanding Design

Scanning
Content
How People Use Web Pages
People Are Impatient
Factors That Influence the Browsing Experience
The Brain's Strengths

The Design/Plan Stage

Planning Your Web Site
Principles of Copyright
Planning Your Website
Ten Steps To A More User Friendly Website
Web Design: Rules to Code By
The Golden Rule of Website Building
The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
10 Tips on designing a fast loading web site
Web Site Specification PDF
Web Design and Development Process PDF
Site Structure PDF

Technology and Culture

The Information SuperHighway:
Social and Cultural Impact

Rise of the web's social network

 


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