Here is YouTube ukulele star Julia Nunes doing a haunting but delightful version of "God Only Knows" by the Beach Boys. And no, this isn't Mark posting under David's name.
Matt Berninger of The National just released his first proper solo album, Serpentine Prison, and it's a magnificent, moody, and expansive collection of indie ballads. The record is filled with heart and oozes with soul, which makes perfect sense as Berninger enlisted Stax soul legend Booker T. Jones, best known as the frontman of Booker… READ THE REST
Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Willie Nelson released this surprising and strikingly beautiful cover of Queen and David Bowie's classic 1981 song "Under Pressure." The track was produced by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek and features features the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, Imaad Wasif, Johnny Hanson, and Micah Nelson. Karen… READ THE REST
A Boing Boing exclusive: Sage Vaughn interviewed Grammy-nominated DJ, music producer, composer and music/film director Sam i (formerly known as Sam Spiegel)'s about the recording of the track "To Whom It May Concern" feat CeeLo Green, Theophilus London & Alex Ebert), which hails from the same record (Random Shit from the Internet Era) as "Don't… READ THE REST
You may have heard the old story that kids hate math. You may even assume that that's true. But the reality is, the "hatred" for math and related fields like science or computer science isn't quite what you think. According to a survey of teenagers, almost half said they actually liked or even loved math,… READ THE REST
If you want to understand the job market, there's no source more reliable than LinkedIn. So when data science and data analysis roles dominate the LinkedIn list of the fastest-growing jobs in the world, it's probably worth some consideration for job seekers. Knowing the tools and processes that fuel the adoption of data analysis in… READ THE REST
Keyboards and mice are fine for surfing the web. They're fine for working in spreadsheets, assembling a text document or for sorting through emails. But when users need precision control, the old keyboard and mouse often don't quite cut it anymore. For gamers, they turn to souped-up joysticks with a host of extra buttons and… READ THE REST