Twelve years ago

#throwbackThursday #Kamisnostalgis Early this year, in a conference where I presented a keynote address, a young researcher approached me and said,"Professor Lim, I'm a fan. I read every single work you have published, including the very old one from a long time ago." I was flattered but also felt like a 100 year-old professor. I …

Busy

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” Jane Austen I always wonder why many people love to say “I am busy.” Almost none of my colleagues say that they are not busy. Even among Indonesian fellows here — even those who don’t have regular jobs — I hear ‘busy’ word too often. I …