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Hendra Saputra

Insatiable knowledge seeker, code monkey, movie addict.

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2016 Writing Goal

**It’s 2016**. I’m not planning to make any big resolution this year, as big resolution usually will never become something real. So this year I’m just going to start small and make changes in my habit. This is a part of that, I’m setting myself a goal to write regularly with small target of 100 words per post. I think that is not a goal that is hard to achieve, but it can be expanded from that...

Moving to Jekyll

I decided during this holiday time to move my blog engine again from Ghost to Jekyll. The migration process itself is quite easy, since everything in ghost can be accessed from ghost.db and mostly are in Markdown anyway. Mostly I used standard documentation available on Jekyl website

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...