Posted in October 2005

Robot Jockey

Do you know camel racing? Camel racing has been the sport of kings throughout the Arab peninsula – Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates. A fast camel can cost several hundred thousand dollars, and an owner may house and feed scores of them. A camel will not run without someone riding it and … Continue reading

WHPlus Really Sucks

Yesterday my blog went off. It’s not my fault. WHPlus, the company where I host my blog, uprofessionally managed the problem. When I noticed that something wrong, I tried to contact WHPlus. I sent an SMS to the manager asking what’s wrong. It took more than an hour to get a short reply. Nothing was … Continue reading

WordPress.com for Firefox User

WordPress.com is giving away account for those of you who use Flock to browse the web. Since Flock is based on Mozilla, some people are reluctant to change to Flock. They are more comfortable to use Firefox than Flock. How we can get an account of WordPress.com using Firefox? Dudi Gurnadi from DGK.or.id has a … Continue reading

Google Base

Google is rumoured to launch a new service called Google Base, Google’s database into which you can add all types of content. They’ll host your content and make it searchable online for free. Examples of items you can find in Google Base: Description of your party planning service Articles on current events from your website … Continue reading

Quaerimur, Ergo Sum

“Quaerimur, Ergo Sum” is derived from René Descartes’ Latin statement “Cogito, Ergo Sum”. “Quaerimur Ergo Sum” can be translated into “I’m searchable, therefore I am.” I found this statement from an interview with C.K. Sample, III, a blogger of TUAW, The Unofficial Apple Weblog. He thinks that if you are not searchable, you do not … Continue reading

“Linux for All – Dijamin Halal”

IT department of my company has been running a big project. They launched the project called “Linux for ALL – Dijamin Halal”. Yes, it’s project to migrate more than 400 pcs from Microsoft Windows to Linux Xandros. It actually started two weeks ago. Marketing department from which I come from, is the latest division to … Continue reading

One Million Layoffs in Indonesia

The Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, Fahmi Idris, predicted that there will be one million workers be laid off due to the increasing of oil price in the early Oktober. Idris said that textile and electronic industries are most suffered by the increasing of oil price. Operating costs of several industrial sectors have gone up … Continue reading