Indonesian biggest Islamic organization, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), defends National Police of Indonesia over the death of alleged terrorist Siyono, who died in police custody. KH Said Aqil Siroj, NU chairman, told, “We trust the police. NU sticks by the government in the face of any terrorism. According to Aqil, Siyono was a terrorist. Continue reading
To be a game developer today is different with few years ago. The competition is much fiercer. It forces us to keep on enhancing what we called the user experience (UX). As we know, a user always wants to experience new things on games he or she plays. Continue reading
I was in the second day of the Australia and Indonesia Dialogue that held in the Auditorium, Graduate School of UIN Jakarta. We discussed on the interreligious dialogue phenomenon between both countries, especially after the awkward moment due to the execution. This is important since we need to bridge the differences. Continue reading
Once upon a time, I did not use technology this much. Yet, I could remember a lot of phone numbers, birthdays, addresses, et cetera. Everything was simple and lovely. Continue reading
Not only the governments of the West, the media is also picky when it comes to muslim issues. Regard, those are what media covered a day before hashtag #ChapelHillShooting became trending topic on Twitter. It never cease to amaze me. Not covering the slaughter of muslims in non U.S. countries is one thing. But ignoring the slaughter inside the U.S.? I mean, what the f*ck, Man!
Like I said in this article, I have only three options when cleaning house from stuffs. If it’s not functional and in bad condition, I trash it! If it’s not functional but in good condition, I put it to storage. If it’s functional, in good condition, but I have a better item or plan to buy the newer, I donate it. There is always an option to sell it, but that’s not fast solution. Continue reading
Don’t judge a book by its cover. This utterance might be popular a decade ago. Content is considered to be more essential than cover. Furthermore, words or messages are put upon the book itself (paper as medium). But in the “medium is the message” era like today, a book cover takes important role in representing the content, the writer’s image, and the quality of publisher as well. Continue reading