The system cheated me, so I cheated the system

Background People invent technologies to help other people. However, it sometimes happen that it puts people into a rat race. Computer programmers create automations, others invented CAPTCHA to prevent automation. Photoshop can manipulate photos, while there are technologies invented to detect manipulated images. OpenAI created ChatGPT, while some people created a program to detect ChatGPT-made… Continue reading The system cheated me, so I cheated the system

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Recording Attendance

As a lecturer, one of my responsibilities is to record students’ attendance. At least for me, this data can be used later to determine whether I should give lenience to some of them in special circumstances. COVID-19 changes that definition of “attending”. One can just show up at the beginning of a virtual class then… Continue reading Recording Attendance

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2013 in Review

It feels good to write again, after a long time of busy days in year 2013. I write this, to keep the spirit of writing, as well as to, well, keep at least one post per year on this blog. Boy, I really miss those days when I have time to write. May be sometime.… Continue reading 2013 in Review

Faith in Humanity Restored, with Public Transport

In case you didn’t know, I have spent about a year in Bandung building this website to help people navigate using public transport. In the meantime I also teach at Universitas Katolik Parahyangan. For both reason, I take the local buses, called angkot, to transport me back and forth between my home and office. Interestingly,… Continue reading Faith in Humanity Restored, with Public Transport

Ping? Pong!

This post is just to let you know that I am still alive. I have been occupied with a lot of activities for my startup project with my friend Budi; and other small stuffs (relocation, catechism, etc…). Unfortunately that means lower priority to maintain this blog. And as wise men say, a picture worth a… Continue reading Ping? Pong!

Sayonara Singapore!

It has been almost 4 years since I moved to Singapore, and that is not a short period. Shortly I will be leaving this so-called red dot country to start a new journey in Indonesia. There were ups and downs during my stay here, but all gave a wonderful experience. It all started when I… Continue reading Sayonara Singapore!