May 2022

Brian Dys

Creative Leadership

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Brian Dys

đź‘‹ Oi, mga repapips, Brian Dys here! I love music, photography, and creative stuff like UX design and art. This is a place where I collect my thoughts and works. Apart all these, I’m Jaycelle’s better half and Bryce’s dad. 🥰

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Design Lead @ PayMaya
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Enhancing a Guitar Recording in Audacity

What I’m showing in this video is a microphone recording of a guitar that’s why there’s an amount of noise. To enhance it, I apply noise reduction and normalize in Audacity.

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Reading List: Week 2, April 2022

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Unlike photography, nothing is ever in a painting by accident.

Simon Sarris

Some psychologists call this constant chasing of pleasure the “hedonic treadmill” because people who are constantly striving for a “better life” end up expending a ton of effort only to end up in the same place.

The Disease of More

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Many projects begin with principles (ex: easy, simple). But the hard part isn’t coming up with the principles so much as adhering to them or rather becoming subservient to them.

Paper at 10

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So moderating spam seems to quite clearly enable more free speech by making platforms for speech more usable. Without such moderation, the platforms would get less use and people would be less likely to be able to speak in the same manner.

Why Moderating Content Actually Does More To Support The Principles Of Free Speech

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While many of us have thought of being a good listener being like a sponge that accurately absorbs what the other person is saying, instead, what these findings show is that good listeners are like trampolines.

What Great Listeners Actually Do

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Tara Kiss

Jaycelle and Brian
Jaycelle and Brian kissing at Where Is Wina? Photo by Bryce. 31 March 2022

From a simple coda in the song Tingin Ngiti, comes the birth of another song, Tara Kiss. They are related yet independent. I felt like I wouldn’t have given it justice if it were to remain within the main song. It’s a story about how we, as a couple, are wooing each other after an LQ (lovers’ quarrel).

Tara Kiss Chords & Lyrics

Tara Kiss
Chords & Lyrics by Brian Dys Sahagun
10 April 2022

Intro 1

A - A - A - A

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Verse 1a

A
Pahingi ng kiss

A
Dito lang sa cheek

C#m B
Nah nah

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Verse 1b

A
Kahit isang tingin?

A
Palipad sa hangin

C#m B
Nah nah

A G
Ahh

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Refrain 1

D
Ta-ra-ta tara

D
Huwag nang mainis

D
Ki-ri-ki kiss

C#m     B     A
Bati na tayo, please?

G-F#m

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Instrumental 1

E-E-E - E - G-A

D-D-D - C#m-B

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Verse 2a

A
Bigyan kita ng kiss

A
How about sa lips?

B C#m
Yeah yeah

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Verse 2b

A
Pikit ang 'yong mata

A
Anong nadarama?

B    C#m
Yeah yeah

C#m-B-A

G-A-E(hold)

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Outro

E - E - E - E

E
Ta-ra-ta tara

E
Ki-ri-ki kiss

E
Ta-ra-ta tara

E
Ki-ri-ki kiss

E - E - E - E(hold)

Brian and Bryce performing live

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Reading List: Week 1, April 2022

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By denaturalising everyday professional practice and by throwing surprise into the mix, purposeful serendipity is therefore perhaps another way of emphasising the serious playfulness of successful information discovery: the harnessing of surprise, delight and unexpectedness in the everyday.

Luke Tredinnick, Claire Laybats

Very often it is when we are not seeking an answer that the information serendipitously presents itself, but when we consciously try to find something out, it remains stubbornly elusive, hidden in sources we have not yet imagined to consult.

Serendipity and information discovery

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Feedback is high leverage because it’s cheap for you to give, and provides high value to the recipient by giving them information early. Their alternative is having to guess at their own performance and behavioral impact.

How To Criticize Coworkers

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The optimal environment for personal growth of is definitely one where the employee clearly sees the opportunities for an interesting career trajectory.

The 3rd dimension of the matrix organization

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People think, learn, behave, and experience the world around them in many different ways. Some of this diversity is due to neurological differences.

What is neurodiversity?

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Reading List: Week 5, March 2022

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So take some time at the beginning to clarify: what is it that you intend to learn? Just like in traditional Project Management, it’s hard to do something well if you don’t define first what “doing well” looks like.

Matthias Frank

Need visual mind-mapping with circles and lines? Maybe you do. But maybe you don’t. Maybe it’s just another distraction, focusing on the tools instead of your thinking.

Write plain text files

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Removing the grade forced students to pay attention to my comments.

I no longer grade my students’ work – and I wish I had stopped sooner

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At a high level, the designer creates a product experience that enables each member of your target audience to complete the product journey efficiently and with minimal mental effort.

Why Your UX Designer is Your Best Friend – The PM and UX Designer Relationship

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This article will first introduce you to some of the different styles used for personal names, and then some of the possible implications for handling those on the Web.

Personal names around the world

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