Choose Your Battles

August 6, 2020 • Uncategorized

It’s funny that busyness often comes in waves. One day you feel super bored with nothing going on. And before you know it, suddenly waves of things to do (or things you want to get done) come at once. And it’s about the same when it comes to ambitions, passions, or day-to-day projects. They don’t […]

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Voice Storytelling on Listen App

June 27, 2020 • Play

During the pandemic when everyone is finding ways to kill boredom staying at home, I have been having fun with a voice-only social networking app called Listen. Its unique take on social networking really captures my interest, that is, you can only post stories and chat with others via voice notes. No pictures, no texts, […]

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Selisih Minimal Harga Penjualan Saham yang Menguntungkan

April 20, 2020 • Work

Dalam trading saham, kunci dasar untuk mendulang untung adalah menjual saham dengan harga jual lebih tinggi dari harga beli. Tapi itu saja tidak cukup, karena setiap kali kita melakukan transaksi, baik jual maupun beli, akan dikenakan berbagai macam biaya, seperti biaya broker, PPN, dan PPh (khusus jual). Jadi, ada selisih minimal antara harga jual dan […]

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Gnome Boxes with Bridged Networking on Ubuntu 20.04

March 29, 2020 • Code

When I used Fedora, I happily migrated all my VMs from VirtualBox to Gnome Boxes as it really looked seamless with all VMs and remote desktops in one place. Behind the screen, it is running on Qemu/KVM hypervisor. However, when I migrated my VMs to Ubuntu, I found one thing that’s missing: gnome-boxes uses Qemu’s […]

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Debugging Methods for Coronavirus

March 27, 2020 • Random

In the epidemic of COVID-19 disease, people and governments have applied a social distancing policy as a way to help reduce the spread of the virus. Although it is termed “social” distancing, it is actually more accurate to see it as physical distancing, as we are social beings and socializing via telecommunication means are very […]

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The Game of Life

February 12, 2020 • Random

I have always been a gamer since my childhood. When I was in elementary, I liked playing with building blocks and animals. Sometimes I made up my own game to be played together with friends or solo. Later on I took interest in computer and video games. My favorite genres were role playing and simulation. […]

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Negative Spirituality

January 26, 2020 • Human

Bali, an island infamously known as “Pulau Dewata” (The island of gods), is one of the region which the majority of its inhabitants are devoted Hindus. Growing up in the island of Java, with more influences from Abrahamic religions, it brings a fresh air to learn more about the diversity and spirituality. Yet as time […]

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Fixing undetected NVMe M.2 SSD in Linux

December 15, 2019 • Code

When I swapped built-in NVMe M.2 SSD from my Dell XPS 13 laptop with a bigger capacity SSD, Ubuntu and Fedora were not able to detect the SSD when I tried to install them. This problem is fixed by adding an extra boot parameter: When booting into the installerĀ“s Grub menu, press [e] to edit […]

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