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Let’s Talk About Midlife Crisis

As we sat down together after a Bikram Yoga class that very sizzling morning, my boss and I exchanged some jokes and stories. My first yoga class in a heated room ended gloriously. I walked out of the room losing … Continue reading

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On Experiencing Ageism in This Real Life

I can relate to what James Hamblin of The Atlantic is experiencing. He is a year older than I am but he looks like in this video a twelve year old boy.  He is Caucasian, which I can make sure … Continue reading

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Traveling with Meaning

It has been quite a while since the last time I wandered around somewhere all alone. Trying to get lost in a foreign place, without giving a single attention to anyone and anything. With the booming leisure economy around the … Continue reading

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On the Meaning of Life as a Corporate Employee

Too often than not I am bombarded with the message that being entrepreneurs is what every young and old man and woman should pursue. It is a pinnacle of one’s career or even life. There is an implicit message hovering … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Telemetry and Data Privacy at Mozilla (Non-Geeks Only)

WHILE on his travel around some parts of South East Asia, Georg Fritsche doesn’t forget to share the virtue of his organization, Mozilla. Having worked for the entity for the recent six years, the German-born geek sat down with us at … Continue reading

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Begini Cara Kota Saya Kudus Dukung Bersama Suksesnya Asian Games 2018

Hitung mundur perhelatan akbar olahraga Asian Games 2018 sudah dimulai sejak setahun lalu. Medio Agustus 2018 menandai 365 hari menuju pembukaan event akbar yang membanggakan bangsa Indonesia yang menjadi tuan rumah penyelenggaranya. Di Jakarta sebagai ibukota negara sekaligus salah satu … Continue reading

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4 Benefits of Volunteering at Mozilla Community Space

Just a brief caveat, I’m not going to say anything here about the free-flow snacks and drinks and free internet connection available at anytime (though they’re two of the benefits to lure more people into coming more often and spend … Continue reading

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On Acquiring – Instead of Learning – Dutch

IT’S been a long time since I began studying something new and unusual. And because I don’t want to study things for random reasons, I picked Dutch as my second foreign language to acquire. Why ‘acquire’, instead of ‘study’? Because … Continue reading

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Beetje Bij Beetje

Di dunia bahasa, dikenal citra-citra subjektif juga. Pernah saya membaca bahwa bahasa Rusia lekat dengan kesan jantan. Apakah karena Putin sang presiden dikenal sebagai duda yang sangar dan kerap berkuda bertelanjang dada sebagaimana pernah ditangkap kamera pekerja media? Entahlah. Lalu … Continue reading

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Nobar yang Membuat Hambar

“SUARA apa itu, mbak?” tanya saya was-was. Saya baru saja duduk dan memesan makanan. Lalap, nasi merah dan segala perlengkapan. Rumah makan ini baru. Begitu baru sampai-sampai yang beli cuma saya seorang. “Nggak tahu…,” tukas perempuan muda itu acuh. Lalu … Continue reading

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