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Want to work (legally) as a freelancer in Lebanon?

Useful post for freelancers in Lebanon!

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I’ve received the “Introduction to Music Production” Statement!

I have finally finished the course Introduction to Music Production by Berklee College of Music at Coursera.org.

I was actually tough, but fun at the same time. For those who have enjoyed the assignments I did as infographics, I will be releasing the rest soon.

Btw, below is a Statement of Accomplishment I received!

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Dissecting the Sound Mixing Board: The Channel Strip Infographic

For this week’s (third) assignment in Introduction to Music Production course, I did an infographic that visualizes and briefly explains the main part of the Mixing board, or the Mixer, which is the Channel strip.

For those of you who are not familiar with a Mixing Board, it is the piece of equipment that allows you to mix different tracks of music and vocals, add different audio effects, manipulate the volume of different instruments, and output a stereo track from them.

I hope you enjoy it and share if you like.

Channel-Strip-Assignment-3-Infographic
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Music Preproduction DAW Checklist: An Infographic

For my second assignment in Introduction to Music Production course which I’m taking, I worked on another infographic. This time it visualizes a checklist of the steps and configurations needed to be taken in preproduction before starting to work in the Digital Audio Workstation (D.A.W.).

For those of you who are not familiar with DAWs, a DAW is a software that plays a major part in the current music production process through Recording, Editing, Mixing, to Mastering a music track. Some examples of a DAW are Apple Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Reason, Cubase, Ableton Live, Adobe Audition, and the simpler, lower-end Garageband (for iOS, for Mac), among many others.

I hope you enjoy it too.
You can share if you like it especially inf you know someone who could benefit from it!

Configuring your DAW
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Propagation of Sound Infographic

Propagation of sound Infographic
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In my latest venture, I’ve been studying a pretty interesting online course on Introduction to Music Production at Coursera.org, and one of the lessons was related to Propagation, one of the main properties of sound. As part of my first assignment, I had the idea of making this infographic.

I have the intention of expanding and refining it later, but until that time comes, I wanted to share it with everyone.

While I got some pretty good positive feedback from my peers in my music class, more feedback is always appreciated!

Enjoy & Share!

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Lightning Talks: Call for Papers at ArabNet Beirut 2014

ArabNet Beirut 2014 banner

If you’re a designer residing in Beirut or planning to come, this is an interesting opportunity. Prepare what you always wanted to present and get a chance to discuss it with an active community, have an opportunity to network, and enjoy 3 days (March 4 – 6) at the festival of digital creativity, business, development and entrepreneurship, ArabNet Beirut 2014!

More below from ArabNet website:

Lightning Talks are community curated, fast-paced 5-minute talks given by experienced developers or designers, about a specific case-study or experience that they’ve encountered throughout their career.

We’re looking for proposals on the subject of “Making Web and Mobile a Better Place for all of us!”; that includes developers, designers, users, analysts, researchers, and everyone ranging from novice to advanced levels.

All accepted lightning talk speakers will get a free attendance ticket to join the full ArabNet Beirut 2014 conference (Design+Code and Forum Days).

via ArabNet: ArabNet Beirut 2014 – Lightning Talks: Call for Papers.

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Dancing Carts! A TV Ad using Stop Motion.

Check out the new TVC I did for Fahed Supervalue.

It is shot with an iPhone 5 and Canon 500D, edited in Photoshop CS5 and iMovie.

Comments are welcome!

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Mac & iPhone (new)

How to continue browsing from desktop to mobile.

Have you ever been reading or viewing something on the web and wanted to read it to someone in the other room, or had to open it on your mobile or iPad and leave your desk quickly?

There’s a very easy way to do so on the spot, without having to bookmark it and then sync with iCloud, or even copying the URL and emailing it to yourself.

Tab transmit is a pretty handy way to continue browsing on your mobile.

Ingredients needed:

  • Safari Browser
  • Tab Transmit – Safari Extension (This is the trick)
  • iPhone, or any smartphone
  • A QR code scanning app

Preparation:

  1. While using Safari, just press the Tab Transmit button in your Safari toolbar, and a QR code is directly generated for the tab you’re viewing and is shown in a lightbox on top of your web page.
  2. Scan it with your QR scanning app, et voilà, it opens on your phone.

tab transmit button

tab transmit screenshot

Tab Transmit can be found at : Safari Extensions in the category Productivity, or directly at http://ticklespace.com/

A good QR code I use for iPhone is Scan or QR Reader (iPhone & iPad)

Like & Share if you like or like to share!

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How Beirut Tweeted Happy New Year!

As 2013 came by, it was interesting to see how people tweeted Happy New Year in Beirut.

My friend and I decided to do this small project, visualizing these tweets into an infographic with a limited time we had.

The data was compiled from Twitter by Mohammad Chehab, a digital consultant (www.chehabmhd.com)

Then after some brainstorming on the way we should visualize it, it was my turn to design it into an infographic.

We hope you like it. Please feel free to Share!

Data Source: Twitter.Compiled by Mohammed Chehab. Designed by Danny Khoury.
Data Source: Twitter.
Compiled by Mohammed Chehab.
Designed by Danny Khoury.

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My blog Surpassed 10,000 Views!

10,000 views