Hidupmu Ideal, Hidupku Tidak?

Disclaimer: This is a short story I wrote back in 2013. Both story and characters are fictions only. Happy reading!

HIDUPMU IDEAL, HIDUPKU TIDAK?
Jessica Handojo

“Aku rasa mereka yang tidak paham soal idealisme. Ideal berbeda bagi setiap orang.”

Jalanan itu mulai basah, orang-orang berlarian mencari atap untuk berteduh, anak-anak kecil berteriak kegirangan menyambut rintikan air yang sudah lama tidak membasuh kota ini. Sepatu ini juga mulai layu, terlalu sering bertemu air. Separuh diriku bisa mendengar ia menjerit, memaki dalam hatinya (jika ada) mengapa tuannya tidak segera menghindari cairan jahat yang sedang merusak dirinya.

Tanganku hanya terkulai ke bawah, tetapi aku mendongak ke atas, menantang Sang Kuasa dan berkomunikasi dalam bahasa tanpa suara. Tatapku nanar menuju angkasa. Biarlah semua sampah dalam tas cokelat kumal ini basah, kataku tak peduli. Sampah yang telah kubuat selama bertahun-tahun. Ya, sampah kata Ibuku. Continue reading

Lembah Silikon

Halo!

Soo, di post ini saya mau berbagi dan mengupdate teknologi *banget* yang saya temui di Silicon Valley, California, US. Tepatnya di Mountain View. Dari awal pertama sampai aja saya udah terkagum-kagum dengan fakta bahwa ternyata-jalanan-bisa-lancar-ya dan lancarnya nggak tanggung-tanggung, betulan lancar. Tapi itu bukan teknologi, jadi mari kita tinggalkan.

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Interning in the US: Step 1 (The Preparation)

Hi,

This is the first time I’m going to the US and literally have no idea what to do, even after asking a lot of my friends. The main reason why I’d like to share this information, because I’ve stumbled upon several (lots of!) things on my preparation in Indonesia, along the way, even in the first week in the US =)) I do hope the rights and mistakes I’ve made can be a great learning for all of us 😀

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MemorizePro: Stretch Your Brain Muscles

Hey, there! Warm greetings from me 🙂

On this term, me and my team got this project to make an app and to push it to Google Play Store. We were so excited and decided to made this game called “MemorizePro”. Nothing much to expect since we made it for our own pleasure, but who knows, several website reaches us by email and offer us this incredible opportunities to put our app on their websites (visit: MemorizePro on The Great Apps). The feedback on Play Store itself is very positive until now and it is much more than what we expected.

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Welcoming APIO 2015!

Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad is a programming competition with IOI-like nature and held as an annual competition. Each country has the privilege to send their delegation to compete and beside that, there is an Open-contest for APIO! You may still participate in the competition although you’re not delegated formally from your country. (See here for more explanation: http://www.apio2015.org/index.html)logo

The host of the competition is changing every year (the countries take turns) and it’s Indonesia’s turn this year as the host! The competition day will take place on May 8th – May 10th, 2015 and the open contest will be on May 10th, 2015. We are warmly inviting you to join the open competition 🙂 you can see more how to register here http://www.apio2015.org/register.html

Join us and see you on the competition day! 😀