Author Archives: alfiahrizky

How to Text-To-Speech Your Phone/ Computer or Bagaimana Membuat Komputer dan Telepon Genggam bisa "Ngomong"

Smartphone with text display showing a play button, with sound waves heading toward an ear

for Mac/ IoS (Andy Wolber / TechRepublic)

This is an example of bilingual post I try to write occassionally. English is normal, Indonesian is in italic. Not sure yet whether intermitten paragraph format is good or not though.

Artikel ini adalah salah satu usaha saya untuk menulis artikel dwibahasa. Bahasa Inggris diketik seperti ini. Bahasa Indonesia diketik seperti ini. Kurang tahu juga apakah menulis selang-selin begini bagus atau tidak.

My friend S requested a recommendation about audiobook reader for Android, that’s the basis of this post.

Saya dimintai rekomendasi oleh teman saya mengenai aplikasi untuk membaca audiobook di telepon genggam, dari situ, jadilah artikel.

This is also one time I try to make a video post, and I know why I’m not really into videomaking.

Ini artikel video pertama untuk blog ini, jadi tahu kenapa saya tidak terlalu suka dengan video.

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How to: GDAL with Martian Data

I’ve seen a lot of tutorial on working with GDAL with Earth data, but not a lot for planetary data, Mars included. As I use GDAL a lot (and in need of reminder myself), why not write a how-to with Martian data.

MOLA, but in different projections (https://core2.gsfc.nasa.gov/PGDA/images/MarsTopography_GMM3.jpeg, https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/search/map/Mars/GlobalSurveyor/MOLA/Mars_MGS_MOLA_ClrShade_merge_global_463m)

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Nostalgia Filter: Bonding Through Shared Culture

It’s interesting to know how people from different culture bond with similarly shared mass media. And it is also interesting to know that apparently, I watched a lot of TV back when I was little, heh.

Not my childhood (defeatdiabetes.org)

Anyway, compared to people from, let’s say, the United States, where mass media is equal to a worldwide phenomenon, it’s pretty common to see that your childhood!=other people from different countries’. This definitely happens when a lot of British friends talked about TV shows they watched and children show they’re fond of. Afraid not! As an Indonesian, I have experienced foreign culture during my childhood by…watching a lot of TV!

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London’s 1001 Night (of Museum) + Extras

(This is an add-when-I-remember-to-write-more blog post)

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Yes, this flowchart is handy, but not a suitable display picture material. The original is Source)

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Applying for a Schengen VISA,Ireland VISA, and US VISA from the UK

with a focus on Indonesian Citizen

The unfortunate thing about Indonesian studying in the UK is that it’s so very near to go to other countries (as cheap as £12 to go to France, for example), but you can’t because there’s a huge barrier…

What is that?

VISA, of course (still seething inside looking at Malaysian friend who can just impulse-buy flight/bus ticket)

Mock passport (kern.co.uk)

 

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