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Here we write about software engineering, Chinese & Chinese culture, or language learning in general.

In-Depth Guide to Chinese Character Meaning Mnemonics

Kevin Kevin \\

How to easily remember Chinese character meanings via mnemonics that leverage the components within each Chinese character.

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Creating a Custom Kindle Dictionary

Kevin Kevin \\

How I created my own Kindle Dictionary to help me with learning Chinese.

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Four Types of Chinese Character Components

Kevin Kevin \\

Chinese character components allow us to better understand a character, and they have four different types...

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Boring technology and the five-year rule

Kevin Kevin \\

A simple rule for deciding if a technology is boring and stable enough to build on top of

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Why We Use Phoenix Without LiveView

Kevin Kevin \\

Our application is written in Phoenix but does not use LiveView for a variety of reasons

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How to Memorize Any Chinese Character

Kevin Kevin \\

In depth guide on how to leverage mnemonics to easily remember any Chinese character.

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Remembering the Hanzi Review

Kevin Kevin \\

In depth review of James Heisig's Remembering Traditional Hanzi and Remembering Simplified Hanzi series of books for learning Chinese characters.

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Exiting Beta

Kevin Kevin \\

How we plan to exit beta, and Our plans for the future

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Introducing HanziHero Beta

Phil Phil \\

A little backstory on learning Eastern languages, what I hope HanziHero solves, and where we're at.

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