Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

Zero to One: Catatan Kampus yang Berisi Pemikiran Seorang Jenius

‎Blake Masters mungkin tak pernah menyangka catatan kuliahnya akan dibaca jutaan orang di dunia. Masters duduk di bangku kuliah Stanford Law School di tahun 2012, saat entrepreneur super sukses Peter Thiel menyambangi kampusnya untuk berbagi ilmu dan wawasan. Dengan tekun … Continue reading

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“Hatching Twitter”: Dinamika Startup dalam Balutan Sastrawi

Jurnalis dan kolumnis New York Times Nick Bilton bisa dikatakan berhasil menciptakan sebuah biografi yang menarik. Hanya saja, karyanya yang satu ini bukan biografi yang membahas mengenai kehidupan satu individu. Bilton menuliskan Hatching Twitter, sebuah rentetan sejarah startup legendaris yang … Continue reading

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On Being More Entrepreneurial without Becoming an Entrepreneur

Writing for an entrepreneurship website for the last 4 years made me in some way think about how overly hyped entrepreneurship has become these days. So overly hyped it resembles a new faith in the modern world, with Silicon Valley … Continue reading

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Jika Menulis Jadi Otomatis (Tren Robot Penulis Berita)

Berhati-hatilah dengan impian dan harapan Anda. Begitu kata pepatah dari negeri China. Jika Anda bekerja sebagai pewarta, dan Anda pernah mengeluhkan betapa beratnya beban kerja Anda selama ini (misalnya karena harus turun ke lapangan, mengejar narasumber, menjalani piket/ shift malam … Continue reading

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Kara Swisher: Journalists Need to Be More Entrepreneurial, Too!

So Kara Swisher urges journalists to be more entrepreneurial. She said so during her interview with Jason Calacanis as a response to a question from one of the people in the audience whether there is still more room for aspiring … Continue reading

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Anglophilia dalam Sastra, Entrepreneurship dan Yoga

Pertama kali saya mendengar istilah “anglophilia” adalah saat saya duduk di semester 6. Istilah ini merujuk pada kekaguman terhadap budaya dan adat Inggris dan masyarakat Inggris, intinya semua yang berbau Inggris (dan Amerika Serikat, karena secara historis Inggris juga menjadi … Continue reading

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On The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship: Arrogance, Unkindness and Being a Total Jerk

I tell you, entrepreneurship not only brings money to you but also brings out the worst in you. You may think I’m ranting groundlessly but that holds true in a (relatively huge) number of cases. Only this afternoon, I heard … Continue reading

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Sarah Lacy’s Story: “Stop Worrying. It’ll Turn Out OK”

SarahLacy.com | Welcome to a day in the life of a (Silicon) Valley girl. Just read Mrs. Lacy’s career journey. Found it quite inspirational, to me. A few weeks ago someone asked me if I could go back in time … Continue reading

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Sarah Lacy on the Emerging World (a.k.a. Indonesia) -part2

Previously on my last post, we read how Lacy compared Martha Tilaar to Oprah Winfrey. It tickles me a bit to spot this line: […] Heavily perfumed and air-conditioned, it’s an estrogen oasis in this hot, humid country. […] (BCC, … Continue reading

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