Buying a Computer

Despite common belief, a programmer like me often faced a hard time deciding to buy computer. Try this, mSATA / M.2 NGFF 6-cell battery / 9-cell battery dGPU / onboard graphic Linux compatibility fHD or HD+ Dual drive? Maximum RAM It takes months for me when planning on purchasing a laptop. The last thing I want now a broken computer.

March 16, 2016 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Trying out online infographic tool Canva

Using Canva Meh… based on my personal opinion.

June 11, 2015 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Empty Array [Js]

How do you want to empty an array in Javascript? Previously, I used to var arr = [1, 2, 3, 4]; arr = []; However this method has a big flaw in referencing. arrB = arr; // arrB = [1, 2, 3, 4] arr = []; // arr = [], arrB = [1, 2, 3, 4] According to [1], there are a number of alternative to empty an array. I prefer:...

February 16, 2015 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Code to learn, learn to code

Since I started learning to code formally at university, I always have doubt on programming class. Before enrolling into university, I learned to code through books and the Internet. But the programming classes during my bachelor degree were comprise of 4 hours of programming lecture on theory and 2 hours of programming tutorial per week. The classes were utterly boring especially for the lecture. I do not know how effective is the format for others but I personally felt I learn less than 10% in lecture and 40% in tutorial class....

April 6, 2014 · 2 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Information Theory on Images

In the past, I have always encountered these questions while doing my research. To truly emulate human vision perception in computer vision, I need to understand how the mechanism works. These questions form the fundamental mechanism of human vision. Therefore, I decided to compute several images to proof my believe. My main hypothesis is human vision is represented in HSV colour model rather than RGB colour model. To proof this, I will be using basic Information Theory to compute the information composition in an single image both RGB and HSV....

May 26, 2011 · 2 min · Shern Shiou Tan