Monthly Archives: October 2009

On Buying a New Laptop

This laptop is the one I am using now , which is  named Compaq Presario V3803.  At the first time I saw it in store I thought it was just perfect, classy, glossy, it seemed to have everything it took … Continue reading

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Open Source: Some Basics to Know

The first decade of twentieth century is just about to end next year and let’s take a look at how much technology has changed  human civilization. The Internet always makes amazingly rapid progress even when we are shutting our eyelids. New … Continue reading

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81st Youth Pledge Commemoration: What is the Essence?

Today is Oct 28, which means this is our 81st commemoration of Youth Pledge (Sumpah Pemuda). Seeing on Metro TV some Indonesian girls and boys being asked by the reporter “Can you mention correctly three points of Youth Pledge?”. Most … Continue reading

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TrueColor Blog Competition 2009

I opened my twitter account and somehow I discovered Raditya Dika’s twitter page and spotted one of his tweets saying: “Nyambung sama Hari Blogger Nasional, ada kompetisi blog berhadiah 50 juta rupiah. Gw salah satu jurinya. Hoho. Here: http://bit.ly/6g2Pe.“  For … Continue reading

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National Bloggers Day + My Birthday = October 27th

Hello guys, regardless of being blogger or not, don’t you know that today (Oct 27) is Indonesian National Bloggers Day??! Never knew before? Well, now you know. And what makes it more exciting and thrilling is the fact that I … Continue reading

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Pornography Filter

Having kids with overflowing curiosity is fun as it means your kids are keen to learn anything s/he hasn’t known. And it may mean your kids are geniuses. Read some famous scientists and well-known figures who confessed to be  quite … Continue reading

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Pesta Blogger 2009

I dedicate this writing to Pesta Blogger 2009, an event I just missed. It took place yesterday (Oct 24, 2009) and sadly it was in Jakarta, which is much too far away from where I live. However, my absence in … Continue reading

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Surfing the Internet = Sharper Brain

It’s such good news for those who are really into the virtual world to solve their problems. This morning I opened my email inbox to discover an email alert redirecting to this article. It was explained that  surfing the web … Continue reading

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Anies Baswedan: A Young Rector with Liberated Mind (part1)

If this is the first time you hear the name ‘Anies Baswedan’, it might be assumed that you’re not quite familiar with Indonesian academic world. This very man is absolutely one of the remarkable figures in the country. Farhan the famous … Continue reading

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The Art of Waiting

Nothing can be more annoying than waiting. Don’t you realize even life is waiting? Life is waiting for death, basically. When your waiting for something good seems hopeless and endless and fruitless, perhaps what you can just do is waiting, … Continue reading

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Award: What It Means to Me

It has been more than a week since the day when my fellow blogger (blogger ingusan) gave me the award. I still have no idea what to do with the award given to me. I am completely blind to what … Continue reading

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Google Wave: One More Breakthrough of Real-Time Communication

Just like a real tsunami wave, Google Wave is now ready to sweep the world. This is new to some, oh no, most of internet users I guess. Don’t know what Google Wave is?  Or you heard it once but … Continue reading

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