Installing [email protected] on Ubuntu Desktop

This post describes how to install the [email protected] (read “folding at home”) software package on Ubuntu Desktop (using a GUI!). That package includes FAHClient, FAHControl, and FAHViewer. → Continue reading "Installing [email protected] on Ubuntu Desktop"

Making an HTTP GET Request with Rust

This post describes how to implement a simple HTTP GET request with Rust using the reqwest crate. We base our example on the Make a HTTP GET request article from the Rust Cookbook. That article, though, seems to be out of date, and I could not compile the sample code as-is. → Continue reading "Making an HTTP GET Request with Rust"

F# Dorian Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass

This post lays out a simple F# Dorian scale exercise for 5 string bass players. Dorian is the 2nd mode of the Major scale. F# Dorian starts on the 2nd note of E Major. Dorian is considered a “minor mode” since its 3rd is minor – A is the minor 3rd of F# in this case. → Continue reading "F# Dorian Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass"

E Major Arpeggio Exercise for 5 String Bass – Part 1

This post lays out a simple arpeggio exercise for 5 string bass players. We’ll start with E on the fifth fret of the low-B string. We’re going to play each note of each 7th chord in the key of E Major. → Continue reading "E Major Arpeggio Exercise for 5 String Bass – Part 1"

E Major Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass

This post lays out a simple E Major scale exercise for 5 string bass players. We have two primary goals. First, utilize the low ‘B’ string and avoid the open ‘E.’ Second, break out of the standard single-position “box” model and start moving up and down the fretboard. → Continue reading "E Major Scale Exercise for 5 String Bass"