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What I Read Today

Is Speed Reading Possible? (The Atlantic). Interesting. Ban Bossy. When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” We live in a weird world. Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out (Rolling Stone). Didn’t install the game, didn’t play, didn’t give a […]

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Rockstar Now Geek on Flipboard

I hope they let users embed full magazine in the future, but right now you can enjoy part of Flipboard on the web as you can read magazine from your browser. I created a weekly magazine which is actually a recap from my daily reading list because they look better on Flipboard. Have a look […]

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Dropbox Has Raised $350M In New Funding At A $10B Valuation (Techcrunch). Holy shit Dropbox. Now I know why the decline that acquisition offer from Apple. Apple Presses Labels For More ‘Beyonce’-Type Exclusives In Wake of Downloads’ Slide (Billboard). Music download sales decline – digital track sales fell 5.7% from 1.34 billion units to 1.26 billion […]

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What I Read Today

It’s weekend so I do a bit more reading than usual. US Twitter User Base Begins to Mature (eMarketer). Here’s how the globe looks like. The US is only part of it. Welcome to Googletown: Here’s how a city becomes company property (The Verge). Google is so enormous Mountain View has become the city of Google. A place […]

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What I Read Today

Buying a gun on Facebook takes 15 minutes (Venture Beat). Lightning fast process for anyone who in need of illegal weapons. I’ve been working from hotels in South East Asia for over a month now: here’s the experience (Niel de la Rouviere at Medium). The title says it all, the joy of working at distributed […]

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GFYCat. Ultra cool .gfy hosting service. Unlimited, free. I tried uploading a gif (weird URL, I know) and it successfully convert 10M .gif size into 798K Gfy, which promise to save 44M bandwidth. Impressive. However, it’s still troublesome to embed/post to social sites like Tumblr or Pinterest as those major social sites hasn’t fully embrace the format. […]

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Google multi-screen resources (Google). Description from the page: “Everything you need to know how to build a website that showcases your business on every screen from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Your customers expect a great browsing experience regardless of what device they use.” Still unconvinced with the use of TV, but great resources […]

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What I Read Today

Karena Bandung Bukan Gotham (Yahoo Indonesia). Much better thinking than this. Telegram Saw 8M Downloads After WhatsApp Got Acquired (Techcrunch). Everyone in my office migrate from Whatsapp to Telegram too. It’s not because they are own by Facebook, but we need to chat not only from our smart phones, but from our Macintosh too. Study: Open […]

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What I Read Today

Apple Is Already Building Its Next Massive Business And No One Seems To Have Noticed (Business Insider). Pinterest offer GIFs for mobile (Pinterest Engineer Blog). I love GIFs, on my Google+ and Tumblr. Not sure on Pinterest though. Update: Tried to upload a 10mb+ .gif to the 3 sites, G+ was successful while Tumblr max […]

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This continues: Steve Jobs will appear on a US postage stamp in 2015 (The Verge). Ironically, dozens of his creation actually ends the dependency to postage stamp. I wrote about my diabetic habit (in Indonesian language) in my other blog: “Gula“. How we built our investor presentation and raised $2 million (The Next Web). Simple […]

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What I Read Today

I am changing Small Package of Goodness (vol 1, vol 2) into a simple but more meaningful title. These type of posts will let you know, well… What I am reading for that particular day. I probably will post this more often than the small package of goodness thing because it’ll be fun to see […]

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Small Package of Goodness Vol. 2

So this continues. Lately: – Markdown is getting more traction. If you are into web publishing you might want to bookmark this page for future references. You’re welcome. – Asia Carrera has an IQ of 156. – My Chevy team at work has done a pretty good job! – Tony Hsieh’s awesomeness continues! – Finally […]

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Thoughts

Small Package of Goodness Vol. 1

I can’t find time to update my blog regularly in the past 2 years since my move to Jakarta, because here’s the thing with blogging, unlike tweeting, it’s hard. Embarrassing, I know. Anyhow, here’s what I’m going to do to keep my writing exercise continue. I’d put some tweet-like things that come to my mind […]

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Coda 2, Soon!

The web designers’ popular Coda 2, coupled with Diet Coda (iPad app) will launch in 2 days!

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100 Free Music Promotion Tips

Hypebot, one of the coolest music site (community) in the planet are almost finishing their 100 Free & Affordable High and Low Tech Music Promotion Tips. Meanwhile they already wrote 90 of them, here’s some links: – Tips 1-10 – Tips 11-20 – Tips 21-30 – Tips 31-40 – Tips 41-50 – Tips 51-60 – […]