Budi Putra

Budi Putra

Infobox Person

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name = Budi Putra
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birth_date = Birth date and age|1972|9|12|mf=y
birth_place = Payakumbuh, West Sumatra, Indonesia
death_date =
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occupation = Journalist Writer
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Budi Putra (born September 12, 1972 ) is a technology journalist based in Jakarta, Indonesia. A newspaper editor for "Koran Tempo Daily" and a content manager for "Tempo Interactive", Budi has written four books on technology in Indonesian.

Budi Putra is also a staff writer for English-language CNET Asia and is a contributing writer for Indonesian publications such as the "Jakarta Post" and "SDA Asia Indonesia". He also writes technology postings in a number of blog sites.


Born in Payakumbuh, West Sumatra of the Minangkabau land, Budi graduated with a BA in History from Andalas University in Padang, West Sumatra. He is a currently enrolled in a postgraduate program in Communication Management at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta.


(all in Indonesian):

* "Sejarah Masa Depan" [The Future History] (Pustaka MM, 2000).
* "Imperium Digital: Pusaran Budaya Abad 21" [The Digital Empire: A Turning Point of the 21st Century] (Pustaka MM-Cisco Systems, 2001).
* "Planet Seluler: Ketika Teknologi Bergerak Mengubah Hidup Kita" [The Planet of Cellular: How the Mobile Technology Changed Our Life] (Jakarta: Logicom Publications, June 2004).
* "Planet Internet: Jaringan Pintar yang Mengubah Dunia" [The Internet Planet: Smart Network that Changed the World] (Jakarta: Logicom Publications, December 2005).
* "Planet Digital: Manuver CDMA di Indonesia" [The Planet of Digital: CDMA Maneuver in Indonesia] (Jakarta: Logicom Publications, Agustus 2006).


* Indosat Award for the Best Telecommunication Writing Contest for Journalist- LKT3I (1997)
* Indosat Award for the Best Telecommunication Writing Contest for Journalist- LKT3I (1999)
* Cisco Systems Indonesia Award for the Best IT Writing Contest for Journalist (2001)
* Excelcom Award for the Best Telecommunication Writing Contest for Journalist (2002)
* Excelcom Award for Special Achievement - Journalist Category (2003)
* Nokia Indonesia Award for the Best Writing Competition on Communicator (2005)
* HP Indonesia Award for the Best Writing on Smart Office Technology Issue (2005)
* Citra Darma Pustaloka from Perpustakaan Nasional RI for writing about digital library (2005).
* HP Indonesia Award for the Best Writing on Compaq Presario (2006)

External links

* [http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/blog CNET Asia Regional Dispatches]
* [http://korantempo.com Koran Tempo]
* [http://tempointeraktif.com Tempo Interactive]
* [http://blog.tempointeraktif.com Blog Tempo Interaktif]
* [http://www.theasiatech.com/ The Asia Tech]
* [http://3gweek.net 3GWeek.NET ]
* [http://indonesiatech.com Indonesia Tech]
* [http://west-sumatra.org Let's Go West Sumatra]
* [http://jurnalisme.wordpress.com Blog Journalism]
* [http://www.budiputra.com/ Budi Putra's Personal Blog]

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