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“If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don’t understand quantum mechanics.” — Richard Feynman (1918–1988)
“If you think you understand quantum mechanics,
you don’t understand quantum mechanics.” — Richard Feynman (1918–1988)

As Richard Feynman said, no one really understands quantum mechanics. I have done a lot of research work for writing this article, and I hope it could give you a head start to explore the amazing quantum world. But if you find it hard to understand, well, that is normal…

How to make TDD great again

Didn’t TDD promise to make developers happier?

Like everything that comes under the name of Agile, Test Driven Development (TDD) is something that sounds great in theory. In practice, it is unclear how to do it right. You are often told that if you don’t like it, you are doing it wrong. It comes as no surprise…

You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince

There is a lot of princes, if only you could find them

If hiring software engineers is no easy task, hiring great ones is nearly impossible. I’d rather kiss all the frogs in a pond to find the prince, if only it were that simple to hire!

An average of 2% of applicants gets hired by my company, Zuhlke Hong Kong. That…

Learn how to use face detection based cropping in your Android app in 5 minutes

It happened to all of us. Your app needs to display 3rd party generated images within a strictly defined UI layout. The easiest way to handle this is to center-fit the image, and crop the sides that are out of bound. Sometimes it looks good, sometimes not.

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The result of…

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