Posted by Utami Kusumawati | Oct 18, 2017 | Authors | 0 | By Utami Diah Kusumawati I learned from my family that strong-willed and influential women of our royal ancestry had great roles in creating the history of my country, Indonesia. I remember the day I first learned about this heritage from my father,  Raden … Continue reading ROYAL ANCESTRY REVEALS STRONG-WILLED WOMEN

Pew Research Center sees shifting trends in mobile adoption

OCTOBER 23, 2017 By Utami Diah Kusumawati Aaron Smith, associate director of research on internet and technology issues at Pew Research Center, says mobile adoption in America has changed in the last couple of years. Americans nowadays prefer to use mobile devices and smartphones for accessing news as well as for e-commerce activities, according to … Continue reading Pew Research Center sees shifting trends in mobile adoption

Running sustainable digital media brands

OCTOBER 20, 2017 By Utami Diah Kusumawati Raju Narisetti, CEO of Gizmodo Media Group, shared his insights about how to lead, and become financially sustainable, in the competitive digital news industry. He said one strategy is for news outlets to collaborate with telecommunications companies, such as Verizon or AT&T, to get more people to pay for … Continue reading Running sustainable digital media brands


A story. And here we are: going on a journey with a train. I remembered I was always having my train ticket with me during that journey. It was a nice train with a spacious alley but it filled with passengers. We had our luggages and several carry-on things with us, as if we wanted … Continue reading Denial

On Sadness

  When interviewing refugees, I heard a lot of sad stories. Blue feeling was flowing like a filthy river on one sunny day. So much struggle, so much loss, so much adversity, so many tears. But then you realize, at the end, sadness is only a beginning of something beautiful and meaningful in your life. … Continue reading On Sadness