Art, science, and techology digitilized.

CUDA Riding


CUDA is a parallel programming toolkit that utilizes GPU (Graphics Programming Unit). Searching a high performance computing platform for material computational research, I stumbled upon CUDA accelerated Molecular Modelling application, and have been longing to have a taste.

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Red or Blue ?


Men never grow up. At last, they always like to play. So here it is, my recent toy, the LEGO Mindstorm NXT :D
For the first, original, quite complicated project, the mission is to separate the blue balls and red balls.

Red and Blue Separator Robot

Red and Blue Separator Robot

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Eco-Friendly Hot-Spot


Engineering Physics ITB aims to build an eco-friendly hot-spot, obviously nicknamed eco-spot..
The project is part of the HP Technology for Teaching Award. The eco-spot is powered by solar cell to provides the wireless network and electicity for 6 - 8 laptops.

Eco-spot, view from the North side.

Eco-spot, view from north side.


Eco-Spot, inside view.

Eco-Spot, inside view.

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JBatik won INAICTA 2008


It’s 08-08-08 (August 08, 2008). A very lucky number according to Chinese, and I can’t agree more. Yeah, JBatik received INAICTA (Indonesian Information & Communication Award) 2008 !!!

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Failed with the Kiss


Since 2005, each year I wrote research proposal for ITB. While I’m more than confident that I’m a good researcher, I failed for all the times. Here are the shameless track records …

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DForge Won the Telkom Ristek Award


In August 2007, Eko M. Budi, Eko Nurdiyanto, and Akmal Hamdani submitted their little program called DForge to the Ristek Telkom Award competition. They won the second prize, and some live changing moments.

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Faster by a Dozen


While most of the people are happy enough with their brand new dual core Pentium notebooks, researchers of computational material are starving for more cores. Why ? Simply because such a fast computers by ordinary standard run their molecular dynamics simulation for at least 3 months (and that if the electricity does not cut off !). So how could they trick the situation ?

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jBatik Goes Beta


jBatik is the software for creating batik Fractal. After 3 months of development, It is ready for beta testing.

jBatik
Screen shot of jBatik version 0.3

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HP Technology for Teaching Award


Engineering Physics Department has received the HP Technology for Teaching Award 2008. The proposed project is “Integrating HP Mobile Computing Technology for Mixed Energy Instrumentation and Control”. This is a kind of multidisciplinary project that has being a hot topic for many of EP lectures for a long time, yet it remains a dream up until now. Thanks to the grant, it will be realized soon.

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Fractal Batik


Fractal is a mathematical way to generate amazing pictures from simple rules, beating more than averages human artists. When fractal is used as motif in Batik (Indonesian traditional garment) the result is just astounding (and expensive too of course).

Batik Fractal Buketan Design

Batik Fractal, Buketan Design

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