50 Facts About The ‘Wizard of Tuskegee’ – Inventor George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver (c. 1864 to January 5, 1943)

  1. George William Carver was born into slavery during the Civil War. Continue reading 50 Facts About The ‘Wizard of Tuskegee’ – Inventor George Washington Carver
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Trump Plans Massive Tariffs On Metals, Which Would Inevitably Raise The Price Of Cars

President Trump said today he would impose a 25 percent tariff on foreign steel, and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum, in an effort to revive the American metals industry. This is bad! Let’s count the ways this is bad. Continue reading Trump Plans Massive Tariffs On Metals, Which Would Inevitably Raise The Price Of Cars

Pioneer’s latest DJ controller adds push-button ‘scratching’

With the advent of more powerful software and controllers, modern DJs really don’t need to learn as much about spinning tracks as they used to. Now beginners are treated to automated cues, loops and beat matching software that take some of the art out of DJing. The latest bit of automation comes from Pioneer and its $249 DDJ-SB3 DJ controller. The unit adds a Pad Scratch feature that gives aspiring club monsters the ability to imitate eight different scratch techniques that were recorded by DJ Jazzy Jeff. Whatever track you’re playing, the scratch will automatically match up with the right tempo with a simple tap on a performance pad.

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Why Hiring People Out of Prison Will Be Your Next Workforce Strategy

As the labor market tightens in our expanding economy, companies will need workers. And people returning to society from prison need jobs. Keeping potential employers and employees apart is fear, lack of understanding, and about 20,000 statutes and regulations across the country that restrict the hiring of ex-offenders. Continue reading Why Hiring People Out of Prison Will Be Your Next Workforce Strategy