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Guitar Zero–A Review

by Stephen Mills February 12, 2012

This is a review of Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning.  It comes from my reading of a copy of the book prior to its release date.  My review on Amazon is the first one and listed under “Book Fanatic”.  Some parts of that review are also included here. Guitar Zero […]

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What Can One Person Accomplish?

by Stephen Mills December 25, 2011

Even though the spirit of Christmas has turned into a consumer obsession, it is still a good time of the year to think about the spirit of giving a little something of yourself to make the world a better place. This article is about what you individually can do. It’s about accomplishing something worthwhile by yourself.

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The Lesson of Apollo 13

by Stephen Mills April 30, 2009
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Biologists don’t go to college one day and then understand human biology. They can begin to understand what is happening only by starting with the most basic and tiny concepts. Then they string them together and build them up into something bigger. They might go the other direction by starting with the whole and breaking it into smaller and smaller pieces, but for our purposes that really doesn’t matter. In either case, they go step by step. You must do the same.

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Are You Challenged or Disabled?

by Stephen Mills April 17, 2009
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So let’s get to the point of this article. Handicapped means challenged and we are all challenged in one way or another. Being physically handicapped is a challenge that others can see. Being mentally, emotionally or socially handicapped may not be so obvious, but it can be equally disabling.

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