Python ?

Selama pengalaman profesional saya di dunia IT, baru PHP bahasa yang saya kuasai dengan baik. PHP sudah memenuhi kebutuhan saya untuk membuat API, memanipulasi data, membangun website, scraping data, dan lain sebagainya. Terlebih, framework laravel memberikan developer (terutama web developer) pengalaman coding PHP lebih baik karena package bawaan laravel to the point dan sangat intuitif. Sebagai contoh eloquent untuk manipulasi data, laravel blade untuk templating halaman html, mengintegrasi dengan mail server, dan lain sebagainya.

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My Coffee Journey

Perjalanan kopi saya dimulai tahun 2012. Jauh sebelum kedai kopi kekinian menjamur. Di tahun itu saya sedang kuliah dan ngekos, dan kebetulan punya kompor listrik yang sering digunakan buat bikin mie instan atau kadang juga dipakai manasin air buat bikin minuman sendiri seperti teh, kopi, bandrek, jahe, dan lain-lain.

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About marriage

In Indonesia, marriage has been something attached to someone at age mid 20. Most people here rush their acquaintance to get married. The question like `are you single? where is your mate?` or `when will you married?` aren’t weird anymore. But, isn’t it?

But why? Are they assuming that marriage is a happy things, and other people deserved that? If marriage means happiness, then why divorced number increasing? You and me deserved to be happy, but marriage is other things and not for everyone.

Or they assuming that `marriage is a preventif act for doing sins`? Okay, what sin? sex before married? What about violence or rape in marriage? I’m no God, but I know that the last thing isn’t better than the first one.

I still don’t know why they do that (rushing other to marriage). Maybe there is no specific reason and just becoming a culture, their parents or their neighbor rushing them to get married then after married they rushing other and so on. Specifically in Asia, there is no private room and others always knowing your privacy. Always.

I still hoping that someday people respect other privacy and give someone their own room. Especially in marriage things, I hope that people not rushing other nor give unmarried people with bad stereotypes.

You and me deserved to be happy, but marriage is other things and not for everyone.

The Comfort Zone ?

I was leaving home for about 8 years. 6 years in college, then 2 years works in companies. Life outside our home isn’t comfortable. At all. You have to prepare anything until the small one. If you doesn’t have time or just got lazy, you should pay somebody to fulfill your need. Doesn’t have a time for washing cloth? you should pay laundry. Too lazy to get food? Then you should pay delivery fee for go-food. And so on.

My first 6 years as a student was uncomfortable as hell. I have to maintain allowance from my parent for food, laundry, and other college things. The allowance maybe about half allowance standard region. That was hard, but here I am survive like Chuck Nolland. Then after graduated I got a job there in the same city. As I remembered that was hard too, but not as hell as in college. I got my own money, good money and good career path though. Then I pay all my bills like all adults do.

Yes, I got a life in 8 years. Maybe that was life someone else want to achieve. But, is that life for me? Am I deserved that life? Far away from home that sometime I can’t go home when holiday, or feel like a robot doing my jobs everyday? “Be careful with comfort zone“, they said. Am I conquering my own comfort zone with that “someone elses life“?

So, when I came home then got a job. Not a fancy job but enough. Was that a comfort zone? When eventually I can be with my family everyday, can playing with my cute niece and nephew, was that a comfort zone? Was I should avoid my happiness?

Sure I got some lessons outside my comfort zone. I can manage my money, I can prepare my own need, I learn about responsibilities, and so on. But doesn’t we got lessons from comfort zone too? Or there is nothing left inside the comfort zone?

So, what is the comfort zone? Is it really that dangerous or just a capitalism myth?

Inconsistency..

Two days ago, I just started my own challenge to keep posting anything in this blog. But today I’ve no idea what should I write or how to start a story. The fact is, I have write then delete this current post 3 times.

Why is it hard to start writing? I start to think that I have this social media symptoms, even I write in my own blog. I don’t want my readers feel bad about me and I want their claps. I dont know. What I know for sure is, I’ve been working in social media monitoring company and they get all of your data : who are you, what did you tweet, what is your preferences, and all creepy things that other people shouldn’t know.

Then the facebook case came out. Its make me questioning about our (the netizen) privacy. Privacy is no more when you accessing internet. Did you ever experiencing like this creepy things : you never search about baby carrier, the fact is you are not having a baby yet. But someday you just speak and play with your baby nephew, then the baby carrier ads comes out in your instagram timeline? Or maybe when you have a cough, you never search anything about cough because you think it is just an ordinary cough. Then again the cough medicine pop up in your instagram timeline?

So, be very careful in social media. Remember there is no free services, the cost is in different form.