Standing Up In The DD/MWD/LWD Industry

* Based on my personal point of view as a field engineer/consultant. Yours might be different.

Due to rapid development and implementation of Directional Drilling/MWD/LWD technology in oil and gas exploration and production, sometimes it is quite difficult for us to keep up and being familiar with all updates. Meanwhile, qualified personnel with the best skills and experience are on high demand. People are continuously asking you for best performance by keeping the efficiencies high and everything must be completed in great speed. Less efforts, great results and huge profits are the business fundamentals here.

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Interesting Links

Today I would like to share two links which I think might be useful for all of us. Do you suffer from destination addiction? – Another nice article from Frugal Dad which provides an unique insight on contentment. When enough is actually enough and satisfies us? KPK: Indonesia Memanggil Pakar (Indonesian) – KPK or, in English, The Corruption Eradication Commission (CEC) is now calling all Indonesian experts all over the world to join their force in battling the corruption in Indonesia. Please visit the provided link to get more information about this. (Via a friend’s tip) Continue reading Interesting Links

Interesting Links

My reading list today from various sources on the Net. How To: Getting a lean system with a custom Ubuntu install – Decide what you want with your Ubuntu system and install just what you need. Nice and useful how to, BTW! Tiny Core Linux – Amazingly Linux is getting smaller every day. This Linux distribution is just 10 MB in size and has minimal applications to boot in a very minimal X desktop. Of course you can extend its capabilities by adding other applications online. No wonder, the previous main developer of Damn Small Linux (DSL), Robert Shingledecker, is … Continue reading Interesting Links

Upaya Pelestarian Pencak Silat di Internet

Mohon maaf tulisan hari ini agak melenceng dari topik-topik yang biasa dimunculkan dalam blog ini. Setelah ngobrol sejenak dengan seorang teman baik, saya jadi tertarik untuk menelusuri upaya pelestarian Pencak Silat melalui media internet.

Sekedar pengantar, seperti yang diketahui bersama, Pencak Silat merupakan seni beladiri asli bangsa kita, yang biasanya dipelajari dan diturunkan secara turun-temurun baik melalui jalur keluarga atau jalur lainnya yang sifatnya tertutup, atau melalui jalur terbuka, seperti padepokan, perguruan, dan lain sebagainya. Mengenai latar belakang serta asal usul munculnya Pencak Silat atau Silat, dan siapa yang sebenarnya berhak atas seni beladiri ini, memang masih ada perdebatan. Walaupun demikian, mungkin informasi di sini dapat membantu pemahaman dan menambah wawasan kita semua. Jika tidak setuju atau punya argumentasi lain, silakan tulis komentar anda di sana.

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Interesting Links

I have collected some interesting links I found on the Net with various topics. I hope they could inspire you. Hardening the Linux desktop – Please login first to get the article in PDF. This tutorial was written for the Linux beginners. It shows you how to make your Linux desktop secure and free from virus/malware attacks. Although it was meant for the desktop, this tutorial put basics for hardening the Linux server. A recommended reading material for Linux users. (via Lazy Linux: 11 secrets for lazy cluster admins – Do you have Linux clusters running on your organization? … Continue reading Interesting Links

Interesting Links

Various topics we have today, but still around FOSS. tangoGPS – an easy to use, fast and lightweight Linux mapping application for use with or without GPS. SELF Coursebook: Introduction to Free Software – This book provides an introduction to the inspiring world of Free Software. It is free to download it as e-book. 13 Beautiful And Open Source E-Commerce Applications Tomato – a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys’ WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers. Elgg, BuddyPress and Dolphin – Build your own social network with these open source softwares. Choose one which fits you best. … Continue reading Interesting Links

Toolkits for NGO

I do highly appreciate people who do or create something and give their work back to communities. No matter how small the contribution someone gives, but I am sure it will anyhow have a great impact to someone else’s life. I believe that sharing is the best way to keep knowledge on the flow. That is also my main point why I keep this blog online, by the way. I hope you can take some useful things over here and by sharing we can learn together. Back to the topic, most of us know what NGOs are. We are also … Continue reading Toolkits for NGO

Newsweek: Indonesia as the New India

Newsweek posted an interesting article which describes, more or less, the situation of Indonesia right now. In general point of view, we are not that bad at all. Some facts have shown that we perform and improve better than other Asian giants, like India and China. Amazing, right? Read the full article here. Continue reading Newsweek: Indonesia as the New India

Interesting Links

In last few days I found various interesting links on the Net that are worth visiting. Plumi – A Free Software video sharing Content Management System based on Plone. Gadmintools – Provides GUI tools for administrating your servers, which makes your work a lot more easier. No offense to CLI fans. 🙂 wicd – an alternative network manager for Linux. Yammer – Twitter for the enterprise. (Tips: Budi Putra) Slicehost Article Repository – Contains a bunch of good and useful articles and tutorials how to set up, install, administer and fixing issues on a VPS account. droopy – A mini … Continue reading Interesting Links

Headhunter (III)

Entah kenapa beberapa waktu belakangan ini saya begitu tertarik dengan dunia headhunter, sehingga setiap kali ada kesempatan, saya selalu mengunjungi blog Bapak ini dan kemudian menemukan informasi tentang seorang tokoh headhunter Indonesia yang lain, yang rupanya lebih mumpuni. 😀 Beliau adalah Pak Pri Notowidigdo. Berikut sebuah link yang berisikan sejumlah tulisan beliau yang saya temukan di Internet mengenai headhunter dan dunia kerja. (Jelajah halaman tersebut hingga menemukan nama “Pri Notowidigdo”) Selamat membaca dan semoga terinspirasi. Continue reading Headhunter (III)