Google Translate and transformer model

Google translate

Google Translate is an application to translate one language to another in real-time. It not only translates words and short phrases, but also long sentences and even articles. The google translate app can translate from handwriting, voice and camera, and outputs speech and text-over-image. This post explains google translate architecture …

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Big O notation cheat sheet – leetcode Big O

Big O notation cheat sheets

Big O notation cheat sheet provides the Big O notations for data structures and algorithm, including arrays, linked list, trees, hash tables, graphs, sorting, search, recursion, DFS and BFS, and memoization, Dynamic programming etc. It also includes leetcode Big O cheat sheet for common interview questions. The links are provided …

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How TikTok works – Architecture illustrated

Tiktok feature

TikTok is a video-sharing app that let users create and share short videos. It impresses users with its personalized recommendations just “for you” precisely. It is highly additive and very popular among young people. Behind it, it is powered by artificial intelligence technologies. Table of Content TikTok Architecture Big data …

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Algorithms illustrated

algorithms examples

An algorithm is a set of rules that instruct the computer how to perform a task. This post lists the most used algorithms and their examples, such as Binary search, sorting, Divide and conquer, Two pointers, Greedy, Recursion, Backtracking and Dynamic programming. The algorithms illustrated provides glimpse of algorithms in …

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Data structures and Java collections

data structures and java apis

Java collections are Java built-in library provided by JDK. You don’t have to implement your own data structures classes and methods. You can directly call the library. Before we list the Java Collections, the original data structures are introduced. There are arrays, linked lists, stacks, binary trees, hash tables, graphs …

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How Zoom works – Architecture illustrated

zoom feature

Table of Content Zoom Architecture Distributed cloud-native infrastructure Network technologies Security Back-of-the-envelope calculation 1. Zoom Architecture The key components are Zoom client, Data Centers, Public Cloud, Web infrastructure. 1. The Zoom Client is the software on computers and devices to access the Zoom servers. It performs the video content processing, …

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Software Engineering Poster – Concepts and Terminologies

SW overview

You may just decide to major in computer science or computer engineering in college, or you want to go to coding bootcamps. Here is an illustrated explanation of Software engineering poster, including concepts and terminologies. It helps you to decide what courses to take, and which areas you would like …

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Eclipse settings you must know

eclipse feature

Eclipse is one of the most popular IDE for java development. Some of the settings are “hidden” and take time for you to find out. Some problems, such as eclipse remove red mark on project, are annoying. Here I list some eclipse java settings that will help you save time. …

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