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Category: Culture

And The Saga Continues

In new podcast 'Bad Blood: The Final Chapters', John Carreyrou examines Silicon Valley’s fake-it-til-you-make it culture and the case against Elizabeth Holmes.

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou It's been almost six years since the first article by Jo...

Coltrane, Jazz, and Maths

John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music

Open Culture

“Thelonious Monk once said ‘All musicans are subconsciously mathematicians.’ Musicians like Joh...

Dennis Bergkamp’s "Stillness And Speed: My Story" (Simon and Schuster, 2013)

Elegance. Perfection. Control. Intelligence. Those words, time and again, come up whenever Dennis Bergkamp is discussed. When he scored a goal or passed balls that led to goals, questions arose. How did he do it? Did he mean it? He made them look easy when they were a combination of skills and techniques, precision, calculation, and calm. “Stillness and Speed: My Story” offers insight into the life and mind of one of the best footballers the world ever has.

Books, How Art Thou?

This is going to be an (almost) honest attempt to pinpoint why my reading intensity and frequency are faltering.

Traffic — Fit & Proper Test, Patience & Perseverance Measurement Tool for Potential Public Office Holders

As expected. Come weekend, I always want to complain about traffic.

Stripping the power of PowerPoint

Anti PowerPoint Party

I learned about it when it was referenced in a comedy panel show on radio. It may sound silly a...

Siete, the contingency plan when others fail


The Siete Café has been closed at the end of 2017. Over time, some friends and I have developed specifications…

Rise in Literacy, Decline in Understanding

I had been in fit of inner laughter all the way through observing the couple in front of me, two…

Dunia Kata (Mizan, 2004)

Menulis itu biasa, bisa dilakukan siapa saja. Tetapi mengapa ada yang bisa menghasilkan tulisan menginspirasi, menulis buku yang memikat, bahkan menggugah dan menggerakkan banyak orang?

Vincent de Lavénère at Printemps Français 2015, Bandung

A 90 minute journey, juggling through lights, sounds, dances, and music with Vincent de Lavénère.

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