Who Do You Think You Are? I’m … (Insert any Nouns Here)

After watching BBC’s documentary series “Who Do You Think You Are?”, I decided that it must be cool to know my family history. I saw the episodes of J. K. Rowling, Stephen Fry, Kim Catrall, Emilia Fox. And I felt like, “Wow, I really really wish I could trace my roots back like that.” But…

Being Racist is Humane but Must Be Kept Wisely

Everyone can freely say or think racist but the thing is whether you can keep it to yourself (and some close friends and limited social circle around you) or thoughtlessly display it to the rest of the world, both offline and online. And that distinguishes you from the racist folks out there. Knowing the boundaries…

As Creative Industry Thrives, More Indonesian Translators are Needed

The Indonesian creative industry is blooming, and gaming is one of the most  promising.  As more and more games with foreign languages on the interface should be localized, translators’ service is needed. “International social media sites targetting Indonesia require translators’ service. Hence the demand of such a profession is high,” stated Indra Blanquita Danudiningrat, a…

Tentang Damai

Berikut adalah ringkasan dari apa yang disampaikan oleh Mala dari Brahma Kumaris, organisasi spiritualis yang diundang ke Yoga Gembira, Taman Suropati hari Minggu tanggal 11 September 2011. Temanya ialah perdamaian. Mala yang berasal dari Australia ini mengutip sebuah kalimat inspiratif dari Mahatma Gandhi di awal pertemuan: “Be the change you want to see the world”. Kemudian ia…

Quick Wrapup Post

Paul Costigan and Patrick ORiordan : Irish reps at the event. They dont speak Indonesian, sadly. My life ‘s almost all about translating recently. I’m fed up with it. But unhappily can’t escape before everything gets done. So many new interesting updates I want to post but well, the time isn’t enough. I get burned…