Dirgayuza Setiawan

Student, Director, and Writer in Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia

Dirgayuza Setiawan

Student, Director, and Writer in Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia

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Yuza is a changemaker, producer, and technologist who have just completed an MSc in Social Science of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute, the University of Oxford.

He's a prolific author of 12 books, including the bestselling Mac OS X and Facebook how-to book in Indonesia. As a technologist, his views are often seeked and published by the BBC and Indonesian tech publications.

His latest book published in 2015 on political philosophy and political ethics is called "Nilai-Nilai Pendekar Pejuang", or "Warrior Values." Yuza played a significant role in the online campaign for the 2012 Jakarta election, 2013 Bandung election and 2014 Indonesian General election. His role in this campaigns is covered by publications like the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Jakarta Globe, Jakarta Post and Tempo Magazine.

Yuza is passionate about increasing the availability of positive content for students and lifelong learners, reducing the gap between the Indonesian people and the people in power, and making a better and safer Internet for children. He is a proud member of the Indonesian Youth Diplomacy, Indonesia Youth Parliament, British Council's Global Changemakers program, ICANN's NextGen program and Internet Society's IGF Ambassadors program.

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  • #technologypolicy
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  • Work
    • Oxford Internet Institute
  • Education
    • University of Oxford