The violin, also known as a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. It is the smallest, highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola, the cello and the double bass.Someone who plays the violin is called a violinist or a fiddler. The violinist produces sound by drawing a bow across one or more strings (which may be stopped by the fingers of the other hand to produce a full range of pitches), by plucking the strings (with either hand), or by a variety of other techniques.
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  • The meritocracy trap

    … This recent quote from an early PayPal exec is absurd: “If meritocracy exists anywhere on earth, it is in Silicon Valley.” It's pretty common for successful people to imagine that their success is solely the result of merit. It's more satisfying than pointing to all the external factors that have contributed to that success. The trap…

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  • What the Death of [Beloved Celebrity] means to Email Marketing

    …, but let’s make the assumption that they were a prim and proper person, based solely on that movie they were in about the violinist with OCD who couldn’t keep a relationship going. Next we’ll say that your [emails] need to be targeted and correctly formed just like that character. Finally we’ll boil their entire career down to that one catchphrase from…

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