Or: Why Taylor Swift Says “Shake It Off” 44 Times. The article was posted for the first time on Medium " Pop is easily identified by its repetitive verses and instrumentals. Our brains really like patterns and pop music follows simple patterns that are easy for us to quickly pick up. Take T-Swift’s “Shake It Off” song where she… Continue reading What Makes Pop Music “Pop”?
I realized that being too hasty in determining learning results might not be a nice thing. Starting with no expectation, I just thought I need some "nature science experiences" in this co-design year before completely dig in my major; However, it's turned out that a chance to learn the lesson came even if you didn't… Continue reading Reflection # :What’s matter?
The term was used by Tran Luong in several talks. Reading, here, is not about using language. Reading in arts is how we interpret the meanings, the values, the messages within a artwork. Vietnamese artists in particular and Asian artists in general, is much influenced by Western ideologies, which avoids them from creating their own… Continue reading Western Reading
A phrase to respond that you do something for money, not because you enjoy or it's interesting. Some common cases: Volunteer jobs Collaboration and Support in a team/community Asking friends to help In the community, all people are trying hard to complete their own work. They ask for collaboration and support. It's nice, it's… Continue reading #60 Fuck you, pay me
Enough money to be able to say fuck you to anybody on the planet. When I am able to do that????? e.g She's a fuck you money guy I'm doing a part-time job, which is fuck you money in this University.
Professor and me P: Guess what? 17 people will come and visit us this month M: For what? P: For seeing us M: Okay, like a zoo! P: I will tell you a secret, ok? M: No, I don't need a secret. P: They come to help us. Actually, we will people to teach them, sometimes… Continue reading #59 Like a zoo
My instructor of the course Vietnamese Study was informally called as a comrade, the 20th student instead of "thay". Today, from East Coast 12 hours difference, he sent out an email which somehow sums the course up with a bunch of fun triggers. Here come some of them: I would like to congratulate all of… Continue reading #56 an email from a comrade
A very short conversation on the way to school. Tam: Be careful using this word, AHB. It would be a bad word. AHB: I know. Every Vietnamese word would be a bad word, especially the things that Da Ly teaches me. Ly: %^&##@ AHB: Ly, are you majoring in insulting your teacher? Ly: Well, that's… Continue reading #34 Are you majoring in …
Nhà nghiên cứu: Laswell (1927) và Hovland et.al. (1953). Cách đặt vấn đề của thuyết này chịu ảnh hưởng bởi tâm lý học hành vi, cho rằng cùng một kích thích sẽ tạo ra cùng một loại phản ứng giống nhau ở đám đông (Williams K., 2003). Thuyết “Mũi kim tiêm” (hypodermic needle model) hay thuyết… Continue reading Lý thuyết viên đạn ma thuật (Hypodermic needle or Magic bullet theory)
Những ai thân cận đều biết việc tôi thường ghi chú trên những mẩu giấy nhỏ thay vì viết vào sổ. Thứ nhất là giấy như thế này thì nhẹ hơn, dễ di chuyển. Thứ hai là viết sổ cần nhiều nỗ lực để giữ cho đồng bộ và đẹp, tôi thì ưa đẹp nhưng… Continue reading Post-it note (aka Sticky note) series