Industrial Revolution 4.0

Nowadays, the industrial revolution has fundamentally altered the way we live, work, and relate to one another. The revolution itself has been thriving in terms of Internet of Things, Robotics and Automation, and Digital Analytics (Big Data). A simple example can be seen through the invention of Sophia, a socially-adapting robot developed by Hongkong-based company […]

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Kaum Rohingya dari Myanmar

Sekitar sebulan yang lalu, Presiden Jokowi berinisiatif untuk membantu kaum sipil Rohingya dengan mengirimkan bahan makanan ataupun obat-obatan — beliau berharap kekerasan terhadap kaum Rohingya segera dihentikan. Siapakah kaum Rohingya? Rohingya adalah sekelompok Islam minoritas dengan etnis Indo-Arya yang tinggal di daerah Rakhine, bagian pantai barat Myanmar. Media internasional dan organisasi HAM mencetuskan Rohingya sebagai kaum paling […]

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Migration: The World is a Melting Pot

In the early 2000s, I was told by teachers about how great of a concept globalization would be. At that time, I was astounded by how the world would gradually lessen the borders between nations due to migration. Nonetheless, things are not as rosy as it seems now, since most prominent leaders from Western countries glorify xenophobia by stigmatizing the word “immigrant”. When Caucasians migrate to developing […]

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Neo-Nazi & White Supremacy: A Tale of Modern-Day Racism

On Saturday, August 12th 2017, a violent protest broke in the outskirt of U.S (Charlottesville, Virginia) where white supremacist went crazy over the removal of a confederate statue. Confederate is an ideology of slave-ownership, originally formed by 7 states in the Southern areas of U.S, whose economy fully depended on plantation system that exploited African-American slaves. […]

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