01 April 2014 by Batista Harahap on geek | icehouse | perks | first

Iced

So a few weeks ago I wrote about joining Icehouse. Today was my first day. I spent around 2 months before finally joining. I had already agreed a short 2 months contract work earlier, hence the delay. My first day turned out to be different. I've had a few first

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26 March 2014 by Batista Harahap on root | android | china

Root Imo Discovery II

I just got this China made phone today. My first time having one and I must say I am very impressed with the performance. Not just on paper, it's a powerful 1.3 GHz quad core phone indeed. First and foremost, root access is mandatory to hack this phone further

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23 March 2014 by Batista Harahap on linux | ubuntu | glusterfs | filesystem | distributed | torrent | deluge

Distributed File System with GlusterFS

Recently I had an itch about my 3 unused VMs. Each of them only has 512 MB RAM, 1 vCore and 10 Gigs of SSD. It's limited in resource but this is what you get for US$ 1/month. From the 10 Gigs SSDs, I had approximately 21 Gigs of

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20 March 2014 by Batista Harahap on hack | machine learning | naive bayes classifier | nltk | textblob | dailysocial

Hacking DailySocial's News

DailySocial.net is a tech blog founded by Rama Mamuaya. I enjoy visiting DailySocial and reading about the Indonesian tech scene. But yet I've grown weary of filtering news to read. So why not hack a news classifier I thought. Core Computing It took 10 minutes to hack something up

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14 March 2014 by Batista Harahap on hack | python | start | icehouse

Icy Start - Soon!

It's 14 March 2014 and 2 things have happened. The first is @Jokowi_do2 running for President, Yeay! And the second is me finalizing my beginning at Ice House! After resigning from Urbanesia, more doors opened. I am humbled by the opportunities offered but Ice House is hard to resist

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17 February 2014 by Batista Harahap on Hackintosh | Mac | mavericks

Hackintosh Rig 2014

A few weeks ago my brother in law asked me to help him build a Hackintosh rig. I obliged with the utmost curiosity. It's been a while since I last built one so this will be interesting. The first thing I did was heading to InsanelyMac's forums. There were a

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