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Making Sense of ULTRAPIXEL and PIXELMASTER

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Disclaimer and Prelude

I don't know whether you find this information useful since many of my friends just don't care with Android competitions and say "ah, I will just get the iPhone". But if you are in the Android religion and need some lessons regarding smartphone camera, this will be fun.


I love gadgets and electronics. I get excited for every new innovation out there, such as when we finally see phase detection autofocus being merged w...

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Erecting Fine Line Between Video Games and E-Sports

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM

 

I haven't played Dota and Counter-Strike for more than a year, while previously I spent no day without playing each of those every single day.


When I was in Shanghai two good friends encouraged me to get back in Steam to join their fight to defend the ancient. So I downloaded those huge patch files and got my fingers ready to pawn some noobs.


 I Was Ambushed... by The Interface


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Why We Should Thank Disney for Taking Over Star Wars

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM

WARNING: If you do not consider yourself a Star Wars fans, this writing probably looks like a gibberish nonsense to you. Leave before you wonder why there are weirdos like me.


 A Long Time Ago... Not So Long Time Actually


Like many Star Wars long-time fanboys out there, I was worried when Disney took over Star Wars. Silence stood all over the galaxy until Disney made its first move following the acquisition - closing LucasArts as a separate entity. M...

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1 Thing You Don't Know About Instagram

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM


Wondering who is the best stalker in Instagram? Well, if you are lazy to read this post, I tell you now: it's Instagram itself. Confused? Feel condemned? Disappointed and want to hit me? Read on to understand!


Defining 'Stalking' - in Social Media Context


Stalking was, is, and will always be the informal term existing in social media nowadays. While your presence in social media automatically means you are 'virtually going out and ready to be ...

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7 Things to Make Sense of Instagram's Numbers

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM

A Prelude in Honor of KLOUT


If you haven't heard of it, KLOUT rate your social media impact with a score, and in the US, some restaurant and services might give you discounts based on your KLOUT score, in hope that they get more exposure through you promoting them in social media.


Today, few and fewer people know KLOUT, and fewer services established a partnership with it. The reason? Because engagement in social media has become more complex than ever. I...

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4 Things to Learn from Spotify

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM

As per June 2016, Spotify still leads the music streaming industry. There are arguments as of why Spotify remains unbeatable by newcomers, but here is my perspective as a Spotify User.


1. Building an Effective Barrier to Its Current Users


To keep leading the market, it is important for a business to protect its customer while consistently finding new ones. Balancing both, however, is not an easy task. Spotify used to be the only service of its kind, so th...

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5 Reasons Why Logistics Don't Care about GO-SEND

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:40 AM

With the rise of online transportation such as Uber and Go-Jek in Indonesia, a new service emerges as a part of service diversification: the instant courier service.


The idea is, for those of you who don't know, is instead of 'delivering' you (a passenger) to the destination, they will instead deliver your goods or food to the destination on the same day, just like they 'deliver' you, as opposed to the conventional courier which takes at least a day for express, same town se...

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Benefits of Overreaction

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:40 AM

There are many factors for shares' price movement. I won't talk about that basic stuff here. One of those, is, of course, supply and demand. Adam Smith even coined the term 'invisible hand' to refer that it is supply and demand that helps price reach the equilibrium point suitable for both parties. In the shares trading world, however, the invisible hand mainly influenced by what we call overreacting investors.


My friend recently teased me because the shares in ASX named G8 ...

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Life's Good. But There's an End to That.

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:35 AM

*I originally published this writing before the release of G5 and K series in Indonesia. 


-UPDATE-


Looks like some people in LG Indonesia share the same opinion as me. In addition to G5 and the updated Stylus phone, LG Indonesia is back with middle and low end phones through their promised K series. Spec wise those clearly can't match ASUS and Lenovo, but at least LG Fans(atic) can purchase something matching their budget instead of switc...

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Nikon's Three Musketeers

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM

UPDATE: The series is officially discontinued, citing huge loss and lack of confidence in the demand due to smartphones. While Nikon has issued a statement that it will focus on high-end professional cameras, I could not understand this decision as this DL series could've been the perfect niche servings that can rejuvenate Nikon back in the travel camera market. 


Original article below:


Previously, I indicated that the newly announced (bu...

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