Tag: rubber duck

Don’t worry, it was done on purpose for maintenance. Not sure what a floating rubber ducky needs in terms of maintenance, but at least now Hong Kong has a large yellow floating pancake.

Dutch artistĀ Florentijn Hofman’s giant yellow floating duck visited Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor on Thursday. The duck which has been floating since 2007 has visited several countries already to make people think about the world and world peace (yes, seriously). Its next stops are bound for the US.

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I was reading this Reddit thread about rubber duck debuggingĀ (which I had not heard of until just recently) and after finding out what it was, I realized that this problem-solving technique could definitely be applied to many other circumstances as well. The name comes from a trick software engineers use to debug code. When something […]