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Mainly Traditional Chinese Instruments

Ten years ago, the Twelve Girls Band was so popular both in Asia and North America. Since then, playing traditional Chinese instruments in Western and modern musical styles has become a prevailing style. 282 more words


Copyright and the Digital Age

Copyright law and the Internet

By Deanna A. Figueroa

Over the past year the development of the Internet has made it an infinite information hub that makes it easier to share any form of information at any given time. 1,000 more words


Pipa, I Choose You.

When you hear the word “electric 琵琶 pipa“, you may think… “hmm… something new”. It is indeed fresh because we do not often hear an electric version of a classical instrument. 2,598 more words


Senator Calls For Everyone To Rally Around Encryption Like They Did Against SOPA

While the debate about encryption (brought to the foreground by the recent fight between Apple and the FBI) continues to rage on, at least one U.S. 1,422 more words

Brasil, belatedly. Revisiting Baia Formosa.

Already half-a-year has (nearly) elapsed since the magrelinha and I landed on the hot tarmac of Natal airport’s runway. I haven’t yet written anything about my experiences there so, with the guilty conscience of a debtor being 6-months in arrears, I am going to make weekly repayments through this series of blog posts – Brasil, belatedly. 511 more words


Taking the Pain Out of an AGM

By Patricia Gordon                                                                            

For many condo owners the Annual General Meetings probably feels like going to the dentist. You know you should attend, but you dread going there; however, the unpleasantness of an AGM does not have to be that way. 1,311 more words

Dance of the Yi People

Beautiful sounds from China. Performance of Yízú Wǔqǔ (Dance of the Yi People) on the pipa. I could not figure out the name of the artist.

Gathering Honey