Too Much Info…?

Too Much Info…?

 

For my first blog post, I was thinking about the information age, its availability to us and if all this virtual knowledge is a good thing.  For me, I like having the availability of YouTube to teach me how to do something.  But I’m often skeptical and careful of what I read and watch.  With each passing day, videos are uploaded on a multitude of topics. From a seemingly limitless amount of guitar method, performance, opinion and product review uploads, the “how-to” selections are what should concern all of us.  Do you think it’s wise to learn something like swimming or nasal surgery from watching Youtube?  I would doubt it. And what if the OP is wrong….ugh!  With that being said, there are many great and helpful videos from educated experts who want to help and can.  However, I continue to see well-intentioned individuals post wrong information and methodology.  It sure would suck trying to fix something from knowledge gained while watching a video with incorrect information.  It’s frustrating and can be very expensive if you screw up. Continue reading

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