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Hendra Saputra

Insatiable knowledge seeker, code monkey, movie addict.

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Leap of Faith

Now that is an interesting phrase to me. It signify that faith is the baseline, to reach it you first must accept it before anything else. You can’t rationalize faith because there is going to be always something irrational about it, at least that is what I think the phrase is saying ‘Leap of faith’. You can analyze and rationalize your way to faith but in the end you have to fully accept it wi...

Tune In

Sometimes a great tunes of music just inspire you to write Today its REM with their acoustic tune just makes me want to write Kids are playing outside before the sun goes down My sweetheart is not home yet from her breakaway

Leadership and Conformist

That’s really the great mystery about bureaucracies. Why is it so often that the best people are stuck in the middle and the people who are running things—the leaders—are the mediocrities? Because excellence isn’t usually what gets you up the greasy pole. What gets you up is a talent for maneuvering. Kissing up to the people above you, kicking down to the people below you. Pleasing your teac...

Design is Horseshit!

Solve a real customer problem. If you’re an early stage startup with no revenue, don’t even think about design! Think hard about what problem you can solve that a customer will give you $10 for and work your ass off at delivering that $10 of value as fast and as cheaply as possible.

Thank You, SJ

Today (Thu Aug 25, 2011) marks yet another new era for Apple. Another era in which Steve Jobs is no longer CEO. But unlike the previous time, this time he’s not kicked out of Apple. Instead he’s becoming the King. Actually he still has a job. As the boss of the bosses of the CEO. He was Prime Minister, now he's King.— Aulia Masna (@amasna) August 25, 2011 He will be missed by most o...