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MY GADGET; Aston Utan: It’s all about balance

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, July 13 2016   /  09:53 am

In the fast-paced era that we live in today, technology helps us keep up with the latest and instills efficiency into our everyday endeavors. This is a point to which Aston Utan, the owner of St. Ali Jakarta and Common Grounds Coffee, agrees.

However, Aston also acknowledges the bad effects of technology.

“I do agree that there are a lot of downsides to technology, like the lack of human connection, and I feel like if you don’t limit yourself the right way, things can get pretty out of hand,” he said.

“Still, technology has definitely helped me a lot in the world of coffee because it’s all about precision,” the entrepreneur and coffee enthusiast added.

Therefore, Aston hopes that people can start utilizing technology to encourage lifestyle sustainability and efficient resource management.

“Okay, necessity is the mother of creation, but ...