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Road to CMU: Mencari Kampus Impian

Tidak terasa sudah lebih dari 1 tahun saya memiliki niat untuk melanjutkan studi ke jenjang master. Saya mulai berniat mangambil master pada bulan Agustus 2015. Saat itu, masih belum terbayang ingin ambil program apa dan di kampus apa. Dimulailah perjalanan saya untuk mencari kampus impian yang akan saya tuju. Ada...


Be Brave and Just Ask

Have you ever feel like you want to ask something, but you are afraid to do it? If the answer is no, then congratulation! You have master the art of asking or you simply don’t afraid to ask something. However, for most of people, especially in Asian country, asking is...


Scroll Page to An Object in Appium

For some people, scrolling a page in Appium maybe not a big deal, but I found it very hard to scroll a page for my Company’s app. A few days ago, I tried to build an automation test for Traveloka app. However, I realised that Appium can only detect an...


The Little Things That Matter

If you come here to find a romantic story, then you have to be dissapointed. No, it’s not that romantic little thing. I want to discuss about the little things that could help you change yourself or even the world. Have you ever plan to do or to create something...


Are You Willing to Sacrifice?

Yesterday, I was trying to install hackintosh on my notebook. Hackintosh is a mac that can be installed in a PC. I have tried it since 2 weeks ago, but I couldn’t make it to work. I always got a different error when I tried to use a different configuration....


Invest Your Time

As a fresh graduate, we are often told that we should invest our money for the future. We should start as soon as possible, because we are still single and we don’t have a big spending every month. Many people may find it hard to do for some reason. Some...


Moonshot Thinking

I watched this inspiring video on Google Culture Day in Traveloka. So basically, Moonshot is a very high target that we set for ourself or our company to achieve. Usually, it is many thing that people believe is impossible. We have seen many of it in our live. Human in...


Be a Part of Something Big

It’s been a long time since the last time I wrote in this blog. Kinda busy and lazy to write something. So, it’s been 3 weeks since I started working in as a Data Analyst. I feel great working here because I surounded by many great people and most...


8 Traits of Successful People

8 traits of successful people by Richard St. John Found this video recently. Great insight! (Source:


Fix Screen Resolution Problem in OS X Mavericks

If you use Mac OS X Mavericks in VMWare, you might encounter a screen resolution problem. Mac just show 4:3 screen ratio in display settings. You would not be able to get a full screen experience. According to this post, Apple decide to show just appropriate screen resolution based from...