#2348 – The Goodhart’s Law

ENGLISH One of the many things I love about my work is the “intellectual” discussions which often, and freely, take place. Some time ago, one of these led to what is called the Goodhart’s Law. This law is phrased as follows: When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure. Here…

#2347 – When Being Inactive Just For A Day

ENGLISH It has actually been awhile since I first noticed that … sometimes a “lazy” weekend isn’t as “great” as it might sound like. But first let’s clarify what I mean by a “lazy” weekend. In this case, a lazy weekend is a day where I do very little physical activity, including walking, haha. So…

#2332 – On Travel “Worries”

ENGLISH As I grow “more mature” (somehow I don’t like the association coming with the word “older”, haha πŸ˜› ), I have noticed that I tend to … “worry” a little bit more than before. This especially feels obvious to me when I am at the stage of planning a trip (which I have been…

#2320 – Nine Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today nine years ago, my life in Europe officially started when I got off a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport from Jakarta (via Dubai). The biggest “event” of this ninth year came earlier this year where, ready or not, I must face the “consequence” of my choice to live in Europe, when…

#2313 – On Blogging

ENGLISH As you might have observed, in the past three months or so, my blogging frequency (mainly in terms of the number of posts published) has decreased. I previously touched upon this and said perhaps I would write about this if I would feel like it. To be honest, at first it felt like I…

#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2272 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH Yep, I am back in Europe … again. This Sunday, I arrived in Amsterdam with an Air France’s Airbus A321-200 from Paris-CDG; thus marking the end of my first big Spring trip this year (I don’t feel comfortable calling my prior sudden last-minute visit to Indonesia a “trip” as it was for my dad’s…

#2270 – One Month

ENGLISH It was exactly one month ago. Hearing the news shocked me to the core. It made my body to seem to forget to how to function.Β It changed my life. Yeah, my dad passed away one month ago. Since then it has been quite a “weird” month. Well, objectively not in reality actually because life…