2019 Resolution : Social Media Detox

Hello everyone. We almost reach the third week of January 2019, but please allow me to say happy new year to all of you, dear readers! It's been years I stop making resolutions at the beginning of every new year, because I know at the end I will not fulfill them. However, I set goals … Continue reading 2019 Resolution : Social Media Detox

Getting Rid of Implicit Bias

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvW-yTUuUus I stumbled upon this video, which triggered me to read and write about implicit bias. I have never heard about this term before, but I know a little bit about "sub-conscious prejudice". Actually these two terms are quite similar. I like the content of that video, except the part on international conferences. In my … Continue reading Getting Rid of Implicit Bias

Scientists : Between Career and Life

I have just came back from a scientific meeting. Interestingly, for me personally, the most important take home message is not really about the scientific stuffs itself, but somehow totally different thing. During the meeting, one of the aspects (outside science) that was widely being discussed was : "Is it possible for successful scientists/academics to … Continue reading Scientists : Between Career and Life

Giethoorn : Venice of Holland (?)

I visited Giethoorn in April 2018 and I had been dreaming to visit this so-called beautiful village since forever. Talking about overrated tourist destinations, Giethoorn is one of those. With all of the people uploading Giethoorn pictures all over social media, nowadays this little village is always packed with (Asian) tourists, especially during weekends. I … Continue reading Giethoorn : Venice of Holland (?)

Mental Pemburu Beasiswa : Fenomena di Indonesia

Semenjak saya membagikan pengalaman tentang proses mendapatkan beasiswa di blog ┬áini tahun lalu, banyak rekan-rekan pejuang beasiswa yang menghubungi saya lewat surat elektronik maupun lewat sosial media. Terima kasih saya ucapkan untuk kalian. Saya bersyukur karena bisa menularkan semangat kepada rekan-rekan di luar sana. Saya juga bersyukur bahwa yang menghubungi saya adalah orang-orang yang memiliki … Continue reading Mental Pemburu Beasiswa : Fenomena di Indonesia