Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Main Tua-tuaan

“Gue kira lo 94 loh!”
“Heh, enak aja! Masak muka kek gini 94. Gue 98 tauk.”
“Palingan dimudain. Coba liat KTP lo.”
“Eh beneran gue 98.”
“Tapi…”
“Ngeyel banget.”
“Gue aja 96.”
“Ah, elo sih pantes. Muka tua.”
“Apaan sih ini kalian bedua? Maen apaan?”
“Maen tua-tuaan!”
“Siapa yang menang?”
“Ga ada.”
“Ya udah. Gimana kalo ganti main muda-mudaan? Siapa yang paling muda di meja ini?”
“Gue 99.”
“Eh tapi…

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Jokowi: I’m Stunned by the Reaction

Jokowi: I’m Stunned by the Reaction

Jokowi, as interviewed by Metro TV, admitted he even was stunned by the intensity of people’s reaction to all the reactions. He said he and Jusuf Kalla felt truly burdened by it all. “I’ve never seen soooo many people standing out there in such hot weather only for this, and I saw many expectations out there, but it should be realized that we need time to improve things.”

Meanwhile, people in…

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Arkarna Sang “Gebyar Gebyar”

Arkarna could be the household name for you 90’s generation. Yes, Ollie was in town last night, performing before the audience at Monumen Nasional (Monas), Central Jakarta, which is a few steps away from the State Palace. Jokowi, it’s all about Jokowi…

Arkarna Sang “Gebyar Gebyar”

Arkarna could be the household name for you 90’s generation. Yes, Ollie was in town last night, performing before the audience at Monumen Nasional (Monas), Central Jakarta, which is a few steps away from the State Palace. Jokowi, it’s all about Jokowi…

Setengah Hari, Setengah Hati

“Setengah hari aja ya hari ini?”
“Haha…”
“Enak tuh yang kantornya di Sudirman.”
“Kenapa?”
“Jam 11 tadi pada turun.”
“Ikutan kirab?”
“Tauk.”
“Oh…”
“Bahkan ada temen yang punya pekerja, pekerjanya tuh minta izin hari ini!”
“Sampe segitunya ya.”

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Thought via Path

Whoever invented GoSave, I wish he gets burned in the bowel of hell for good… – Read on Path.

Optimism Arises as New Indonesian Leaders Jokowi-JK Officially Take the Helmet

All is well. Prabowo Subianto shows up. Optimism surges and market reacts to it quiet positively. Rupiah is said to rise and things are so flowery now.

Optimism Arises as New Indonesian Leaders Jokowi-JK Officially Take the Helmet

All is well. Prabowo Subianto shows up. Optimism surges and market reacts to it quiet positively. Rupiah is said to rise and things are so flowery now.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Why Entrepreneurs Are Like Poker Players

Why Entrepreneurs Are Like Poker Players

Jason Calacanis likes poker. Playing poker makes your heart race, as you must make the best decision with so limited information. The same challenge you’ll also find in entrepreneurship.

Indonesian entrepreneurs in some way are like this. They’re clueless on what to do in this emerging market, where things are so
underdeveloped, young and immature.

Entrepreneur Andy Zainexplained two years ago a…

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Colin Thubron on the Arts of Travel Writing and …KGB?

Colin Thubron on the Arts of Travel Writing and …KGB?

I should tell you I was clueless when Deepika Shetty mentioned Colin Thubron as her featured author on that fine Friday morning (3/10) at Ubud Writers Readers Festival 2014.So apparently he is a renowned British traver author and novelist. Having travelling in China, Central Asia, and Russia, his monumental works among other things are “Among the Russians”, Behind the Wall”, “In Siberia”, and…

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On Digital Story Telling #UWRF14

On Digital Story Telling #UWRF14

There’re some static aspects of writing, such as intrinsic and extrinsic elements of it. They’re so universal you can find them in any stories from ancient times to the digital age. These days, however, writers enjoy more varities of writing media and the media could be one of the most dynamic aspect in writing. It always evolves along with the advancement of civilization and technology. As…

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When Teaching Entrepreneurship is Not Enough

When Teaching Entrepreneurship is Not Enough

In 2012, after educating lecturers and trainers of trainers for 5 years, Indonesian entrepreneur Ir. Ciputra planned to set up a business incubator. He likened this business incubator to a maternity ward, where mothers can give labor to babies. These babies though are startups. He wanted this incubator set up in every part of Indonesia so as to boost the growth of entrepreneurship. Because…

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