Monthly Archives: February 2010

DYKS – Cockroach

You may know that cheetah is the fastest runner in the animal world.

But if it is compared to the length of the body, cockroach is faster than cheetah.

(Cockroach can run 96000 of his body length per hour, cheetah just only can run 125 of his body length per hour)

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Fear

I try my best to write my experience tonight. Because tomorrow I may not have the same feeling as I feel now. Tomorrow is my surgery day.

I have been hospitalized twice as far as I remember. Once when I diagnosed to have Dengue Fever and once when I got accident. But this time is different. I don’t have a choice back then, but now I have a choice not to take it, but I choose to be hospitalized. More over, I choose to take my surgery.

I start to feel fear in the deep of my heart. Fear usually come when we do something wrong, moreover when we do it intentionally. So it also happen to me. Just after I had agreed to my doctor that she would operate on me, 5 minutes later I felt that I’d made wrong decision. How if something happen? I actually can choose not to take it, but I take it. How stupid I am. But it’s too late…

Then the fear continue growing up, because it’s like pandemic and it can born another fear.

Now I fear about anesthetic… . I remember a movie ‘Awake’, which I don’t really hope will happened to me tomorrow. I afraid that the sedative drug dosage is not enough to make me unconscious during surgery. I afraid that the anesthetic doctor who work on me tomorrow isn’t good enough and can’t me me fully sleep. All of those thinks come into my head and make me imagine the worst case. I will be operated awake…

I also fear for loneliness… . Because tomorrow I will be hospitalized alone, no families, no relatives, just me (and my insurance).  How if something happened. Who will take care of me?

Then I fear of loss… . I almost feel John Locke feeling in Lost when he lose his kidney. It not the matter how big is the loss, but the matter is the loss itself. It like you have something taken from you and you know that you can actually prevent it bu you didn’t. What I’ll lose tomorrow is no more than a half kilogram of my body, but I afraid that someday in the future I will be sorry for that.

Now with all of those fears fill up my head, I pretty sure I am depressed…

May be it’s not a good story to be shared, but it is a good story to be remembered. I never feel this kind of fear before…

Tomorrow is my tooth surgery day.

DYKS – Windmill

windmill

You may know that windmill can only work if there is much wind.
But, do you know that to build windmill, we need to have no wind.

Do you know Series

I made this series to tell you all about something in the world that is amazing or even astonishing and I never ever think that it does happened.

I think it is like series “Believe it or Not”, but more personal view (which is me :))

Hopefully this information will be useful. So enjoy … !!!

Red / Blue Dot?

There are several logical puzzles that impress me because they have a very good quality and made me think a lot before able to answer it. However I have one favorite puzzle that for me is a good one to test and figure out the smartest person among smart people. So this is the puzzle I mean (you may find it in many other sources because this puzzle is one of famous puzzle, I just re-write it):

A great philosopher wants to test who is the smartest among his students. There are 3 students and they are very very clever. So the great philosopher should make a test that is totally fair for them. It means that each students should have a same chance to answer the test.

So it is the test:

The great philosopher put a dot on each student forehead. There are 2 possibilities color of dot that will be used: red and blue. Each student should know the color of dot on the other student heads, but shouldn’t know his own color. The challenge is to figure out the color of dot in their own forehead.

After putting the dot, the philosopher will ask all students if they see at least one red dot on their friend’s forehead. If they see, they should raise up their hand.

So then the battle begin, each of students think deeply and logically to find out the color of dot in their head. The great philosopher actually put red dot to all of them. Sure he did this to make the test as fair as possible. If he put different color, the chance doesn’t same anymore for each student. But by having all red dot in all head, now he create a very fair test for his students. Now it will relay on his student’s logical thinking to answer this test.

This puzzle seems impossible to be answered, but that is the greatest point of puzzle, tomake the reader think that it’s unanswerable. But it has an answer. And the smartest student will be able to find it. How about you, if you are one of the students, can you answer it? No guessing of course, it should based on logical deduction.

After several time one of the students answer it. He say that his head have red dot. How can he find that out? This is how he thinks:

First, there is only two possible answer: red and blue.

Second, he sees that all students raise their hand, it means at least there are 2 red dots. He have seen 2 red dots, but it doesn’t guarantee anything, there is still 50-50 chance for red and blue on his head.

Third, he tries to think as his friend’s think. His friend will see 1 red dot and one on his head. If his friend see blue dot in his head, then it means his friend will instantly know that he (his friend) should have red dot. But it doesn’t happen. So the only possibility is that he has red dot.

Simple answer isn’t it? But I don’t think every person can catch this at the first time. Can you :D?

Lost – Session 6

Watching new session of serial TV ‘Lost’, have woke me up.  If there is one serial TV for me that greatly impact my point of view, teach me about various life, advice me about which part of my life that need me to decide and which part that suppose to be happened; that program is Lost.
Lost

This final session is started from episode 0 (just like always). Episode 0 will give us flash back not only previous session, but all session summary from the first session. I just think that the director of this film should have a very large story the beginning. I would say so because each session, each episode connects one another just like full big puzzle. Many serial, we can watch each session separately, e.g. I skip watching Smallville session 4, but I still can get the story when I start to watch 5th session. But I don’t think it will work for Lost, you skip one episode is potentially bring confusion for the next one. Can’t explained if you skip one session.

That’s why episode 0 may help to understand the whole story by giving the summary of all previous session in one single episode. It’s good to watch episode 0 as preamboule, but I think it’s better to watch all previous session. Another function of episode 0 is to remind all audience to previous session although the audience has already watch previous session completely. Why do the audience need to be reminded? It is because the delay between one session to another session is pretty far, e.g. Lost session 5 end in May 2009 and the next session (6th) just started in February this year.

For me Lost have special power to be watched because it is connect with my character. To describe it, I can say that Lost contain mystery, and I love mystery. I think Lost can be compared with any mystery story written by Syamalan like Sixth Sense, The Village, and The Happening. There are many unanswered questions that the audience will ask, and it will be answered one by one until the end. Still  few questions still may be unanswered at the end. But for me that make my head and brain thinking, make an assumption and try to guess what next.

The second things I love from Lost is that Lost is a film about Life. A very deep character is describe and greatly played by each actors. I like the leadership of Jack, the ambiguous Kate, military type of Sayid, the conman Sawyer, the destiny guy John Locke and many other characters which are very well played in this serial. TV serial usually have one protagonist character which is deeply made; for Lost all characters are deeply made.

This film also tell us about their life in past, present and future. It’s also why I am very proud to the director who can connect each role in past, make them meet each other in the present and still connected them in the future.  I think it is a brilliant thought to be able create this kind of plot.

But finally, this film should reach the end. I am not gonna sad with that, because I know a good story should have an ending. And I am glad that Lost just reach only 6 sessions. The longer the session may cause the audience getting bored too. That’s why I think it is a good time to end this serial.

Final session just begin, I can’t wait to watch it every Tuesday, of course I will thank to every torrent seed that provide me this movie very fast from the oven.  Just can’t wait to see where this story will go 🙂

NB. Talking about new session, made me remember, that today is also may be a new session for my blog 😀