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Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
Nobody tells people who are beginners, is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste.But there’s a gap.For the first couple of years what you’re making isn’t so good, it’s trying to be good, it has the ambition to…
Jul 31
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
There is a famous metaphysical thought experiment called the Ship of Theseus. Theseus himself is a figure in greek mythology, a hero who adventured throughout the world before he became the king of Athens. He did many great deeds, but we are here to…
Jul 30
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
A poet once said: The whole universe is in a glass of wine.We will probably never know in what sense he meant that, for poets do not write to be understood. But it is true that if we look at a glass of wine closely enough we see the entire…
Jul 29
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
You’ve probably seen this painting before. It’s one of the most famous and recognizable paintings in history, painted by the famous Salvador Dali. It’s influence on culture spreads much further than the art world, it’s been the inspiration for many…
Jul 29
Sebastian Rico Sutioso liked Ahkam Nasution's blog post AES072 Fake Art
Jul 29
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
What an astonishing thing a book is.It’s a flat object, made from a tree with flexible parts, on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles.But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of…
Jul 28
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
My absolute favorite television series of all time is Star Trek: The Next Generation. It’s a very important show because it’s not mindless entertainment, in most of the episodes there’s something special, a lesson to be learned. Now not all of the…
Jul 27
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
O me ! O life!Of the questions of these are recurringOf the endless train of the faithlessOf cities filled with the foolishOf myself forever reproaching myself. For who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?Of eyes that vainly crave the…
Jul 25
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
“I know a place where the sun never shines, it’s at the bottom of the ocean.A crack in the crust there exudes chemicals and heats the water to a boiling point, this would kill a human instantly. But there are creatures there, bacteria, that thrive.…
Jul 24
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
What is the most famous rock song ever written? I think most people can agree that it is Stairway to Heaven, a genre-defining epic written by Led Zeppelin. It is their signature song that most everyone has heard of. It’s a song that benefits from…
Jul 24
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
You want a physicist to speak at your funeral.You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will understand that your energy has not died. You want the physicist to remind your sobbing mother about…
Jul 23
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
How does it feel to live long enough to see all your favourite franchises go down in flames?It’s funny complaining about something as trivial as the entertainment industry, particularly in this era where world-changing events happen almost daily.…
Jul 22
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
"This place makes me wonder, which would be worse? To live as a monster or to die as a good man?" It was just another day where an afternoon of nothing to do brought me to Netflix, I had a backlog of movies on my list that I had to work my way…
Jul 21
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
You’ve probably heard about it before. An pseudo-scientific “alternative” form of medicine that is very popular around the world today, with more than 500 million people across the world using it. So, what’s the big deal?Homeopathy claims that it…
Jul 19
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
What was the loudest sound ever heard in history? Well, most Indonesians are probably familiar with the volcano island of Krakatau, or Krakatoa as it's known in the rest of the world. But I don’t think many of us actually realize that the volcanic…
Jul 18
Sebastian Rico Sutioso posted a blog post
“Language is the foundation of civilization, it is the glue that holds people together, it is the first weapon drawn in a conflict.” Arrival is a science fiction movie released in 2016. I think I watched it in the theatre with some friends, but I…
Jul 18
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