Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Prejudice at the Polling Booth

Tim Mann*

When 121 million Indonesians went to the polls to vote in the country's first direct presidential elections in 2004, Wahyu Adi Nugroho was not among them. It was not apathy that kept him away. It was 15 kilograms of steel and rubber. Nugroho, 35, is from Pundong in Bantul, Yogyakarta. He used to use a wheelchair, and he could not vote because his local…

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dealing with the Digital Economy

Ketut Sukanada is an example of how digitalization has made work easier and more economical. For the past two months, Sukanada, operational manager of Samaja Villa—an accommodations, spa and restaurant enterprise in Seminyak, Bali—has been using a wireless fidelity (WiFi) application as a data collector. In addition to providing guests with free Internet access, Sukanada has benefited by being able to reduce the promotional budget.