Compare Yourself to Who You Were Yesterday

“Will there be a mandatory history course on campus?” asked a 15 year old Josef during a presentation by his high school alumni. During high school, I’ve always found myself failing the subject and having no interest to study history at all, except to retake the exams. Now, I feel like I’m in a differentLanjutkan membaca “Compare Yourself to Who You Were Yesterday”

Learning from the Finns and Norwegians

Soon, I’ll finish my second semester in Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge (USN), a part of my two years Erasmus+ program in Smart Systems Integrated Solutions (SSIs), where I study in Aalto (Finland), USN (Norway), and BME (Hungary). Although both Finland and Norway share some similarity, there’s a slight difference in the educational system. Both offer freeLanjutkan membaca “Learning from the Finns and Norwegians”

On Returning to Indonesia: A Reflection

Earlier this year, the Indonesian president, Joko Widodo called out a talented data science expert from NU, Ainun Najib to return to Indonesia. This shoutout by the president sparked some conversations regarding whether or not diaspora should return and build back. Although most people recognize this move as a gimmick, which is quite common forLanjutkan membaca “On Returning to Indonesia: A Reflection”

MEMS dan Semester Pertama di Aalto

Sebentar lagi saya akan menyelesaikan semester pertama di Aalto University dalam studi S2 saya di program Smart Systems Integrated Solutions (SSIs) bagian dari Erasmus+. Semester depan saya akan melanjutkan studi di University of South Eastern Norway. Kesamaan Aalto dan USN adalah posisinya sebagai anggota laboratorium mikro-nano di negaranya masing-masing, di mana anggotanya adalah kelompok industriLanjutkan membaca “MEMS dan Semester Pertama di Aalto”

Depression, Coping Mechanism, and Mental Health

This is a short story on my experience dealing with depression. Please take care of yourself if you’re feeling down before you implode, or explode. I have a childhood trauma and problem that’s been holding me back for a long time. I have been choosing to ignore it for the past years. I was soLanjutkan membaca “Depression, Coping Mechanism, and Mental Health”

Kondisi Polusi Udara di Indonesia

Di tengah PPKM, kondisi udara di Jakarta tidak lebih baik dari sebelumnya. Bergantinya musim dan berkurangnya hujan menyebabkan partikel-partikel pencemar udara terakumulasi. Sudah banyak studi yang menunjukkan bahwa PM2.5 berbahaya untuk kesehatan masyarakat, apalagi saat adanya pandemi COVID-19 yang menyerang sistem pernapasan. Ada juga studi yang mencoba menghubungkan konsentrasi PM2.5 di area urban berpopulasi tinggiLanjutkan membaca “Kondisi Polusi Udara di Indonesia”

Khayalan Mikrocip Bluetooth di Vaksin COVID-19

Belakangan ini banyak hoax tentang adanya mikrocip Bluetooth atau 5G yang disisipkan di vaksin oleh Bill Gates atau pemerintah RRC. Berita ini jelas salah dan hanya bisa dipercaya oleh orang yang tidak mengetahui kondisi teknologi mikrocip, komunikasi radio, dan elektronik pada umumnya. Walaupun dunia komputer dan digital sudah berkembang pesat, namun masih ada batasan-batasan fisikaLanjutkan membaca “Khayalan Mikrocip Bluetooth di Vaksin COVID-19”

Using Global Forecast System from THREDDS Data Server or Google Earth Engine with Python

Global Forecast System, as the name implies, is a global weather prediction model produced by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction. Among the many variables available to be used, the most common parameters are temperature, wind speed and direction, precipitation, and relative humidity. GFS provides weather forecast up to 384 hours after the model isLanjutkan membaca “Using Global Forecast System from THREDDS Data Server or Google Earth Engine with Python”

Computing Weather Data with Python: NetCDF4 and Xarray

When I’m building a system that’s able to compute the daily Canadian Forest Fire Weather Indices, I began with the Google Earth Engine platform. It is capable of doing raster computation at a scale by harnessing the capabilities of the Google Cloud computing platform. Global datasets are updated daily on the Google Earth Engine platform.Lanjutkan membaca “Computing Weather Data with Python: NetCDF4 and Xarray”

Open Weather Model Datasets

While building a Fire Weather Index calculation system as an input for the Indonesian Fire Danger Rating System (Ina-FDRS), I’ve been searching for an open dataset that can be used to calculate the daily fire weather indices. The previous version of the Ina-FDRS uses the ERA5 real-time dataset from the ECMWF. This real-time dataset isLanjutkan membaca “Open Weather Model Datasets”