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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 installer´s Grub menu, press [e] to edit […]

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A Drama is Best Had on a TV Show, not in Your Life

November 1, 2019 • Human

This blog post is gonna be a half rant. I’m not sure if it is as prevalent as it is in my country, but somehow many people thrive in drama. Perhaps their life is boring and needs something to spice it up to feel alive. Well there are many alternatives to spice things up without […]

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Ditching Social Media for Good

October 14, 2019 • Human

I remembered it was 12 years since I had my very first Friendster account. A Friendster (or MySpace) profile page was basically filled with a short bio and interests. It is akin to making an avatar, where you can get creative and write whatever on it. And by being social in a social media was […]

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Double Six: The Best Beach for Sunset

June 4, 2019 • Album, Travel

Bali is an island for beach lovers. With so many stunning beaches all around the island, you could even spend your entire holiday visiting different beaches. Come at 5.30pm to walk on ultra soft, black sand while the sky is turning from sky blue to orange to purple before the dark sky sets in. Go […]

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Rafferone Reboot

June 2, 2019 • Online

Welcome back to my personal blog! In these few months, a lot of things happen. And now I finally made my time to give my personal website a retouch. As you can see on my homepage, now we have smoother color scheme in the shade of blue, featuring enhanced triangular interactive pattern. In the previous […]

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Velcro Strap – Better Alternative to Compression Bags

November 17, 2018 • Travel

With holiday season coming, it’s the best time to prepare for your next getaway. For me, it’s time to upgrade my backpack gears! After using compression bags for more than one year in my backpacking journeys, I found a downside to it. Sure it compresses clothing and provide more space for more items. However, compressed […]

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Where to Find Print Shop in Kuala Lumpur

March 19, 2017 • Travel

When you are on a trip in Kuala Lumpur or you are a digital nomad like me (not really), sometimes you would need to print out some documents because you need to submit some documents, be it for visa or banking purpose or something else, and for some reasons they are not as technology advanced […]

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Backpack Upgrade

December 3, 2016 • Travel

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve been waiting to upgrade my backpack. A 7 days trip to Yogyakarta I did a year ago proofed me that my 20L Kalibre backpack is just enough for lightweight traveling in tropical climate. But when I canceled my homey apartment rental in Jakarta, sold all my furnitures […]

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Tooth Surgery (Part 2)

October 27, 2016 • Random

This is the second time I was going for a tooth extraction surgery. After the right side of my mouth recovered I am ready for another surgery. It’s not really fully healed as it will take about 4 to 6 months, but at least now I can eat and chew fried chicken happily with my […]

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