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Analyzing Cryptocurrency Markets Using Python

A Data-Driven Approach To Cryptocurrency Speculation<p><i>How do Bitcoin markets behave? What are the causes of the sudden spikes and dips in</i> …

Why OpenBazaar Token Doesn’t Exist - OpenBazaar

If you’re even remotely interested in the world of cryptocurrencies, then you’re aware of a relatively recent phenomenon called ICOs (also called …

27 Stylish Ikea Transformations That Will Make Your Stuff Look Expensive

♬ "Lemme upgrade you." ♬

Table Saw MegaSled

Make accurate and safe crosscuts with ease – and set the stage for clever accessories. by James Hamilton pages 35-40 Most power-tool woodworkers have …

Woodworking

Kreg Accu-Cut Turns any Circ Saw into a Track Saw

by David Lyell page 16 In my shop, the track saw doubles as a second table saw – and if you’d like a low-priced alternative to a track saw, consider …

Woodworking

8 Simple Home Upgrades You Can Do The Day You Move In

About to move? Do you mostly love your new home, but there are just a few things that are outdated and won't stop bugging you?Don't worry, you can …

Home Improvement

5 Organizing Tips to Steal from People Who Live on Boats

Having a home by the water is a total life goal. Having a home <i>on</i> the water, well, that's even better! Super-cool houseboats can be found docked in …

The Crazy Security Behind the Birth of Zcash, the Inside Story

Zcash, the new anonymous cryptocurrency, was born in a cloak-and-dagger cocoon of digital secrecy. There was just one little problem Photo: Morgen …

Google Hangout

Three Computer Games That Make Assembly Language Fun

<b>Ah, assembly.</b> Where all the pretense of high-level languages—the program structures, the data handling, the wealth of functions—gets stripped away. …

Building Jarvis

My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI -- like Jarvis in Iron Man. Now that it's working and the challenge is almost over, I wrote …

Calculus Learning Guide

I have [X] minutes for Calculus, what can I learn?<p>This is a realistic learning plan for Calculus based on the ADEPT method:<p>Explore analogies/diagrams …

PLASMA

The old project name was <b>Reverse</b>.<p>PLASMA is an interactive disassembler. It can generate a more readable assembly (pseudo code) with colored syntax. …

ProfHacker 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – ProfHacker - Blogs

Hopefully you’ve noticed the subtle change in the air: the giving way of the aroma of pumpkin spice latte to the onset of the peppermint mocha. With …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Rubber Bands and Fishing Line Make a Low-Budget 3D Printer

Jeffrey Kerr (aka Lobo CNC) is on a mission to make the cheapest DIY 3D printer possible.<p>His current design is the Delta-T v0.3 a non-Cartesian 3D printer in the delta style that uses only a handful of easily sourced parts, including: acrylic, aluminum tubing, stepper motors, an extruder, fishing …

3D Printing

3D Printed Articulated Titan-rec Figurine Proves that Detailed 3D Printing is Very Possible on an Ultimaker

The 3D printing world seems to have a fascination with creating fully articulated figurines. Whether it be doll-like characters along the lines of …

Dave Baggett's answer to How did game developers pack entire games into so little memory twenty five years ago?

Here's a related anecdote from the late 1990s. I was one of the two programmers (along with Andy Gavin) who wrote Crash Bandicoot for the PlayStation …

Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging

Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo shows that periodically adopting a diet that mimics …

Toyota Unintended Acceleration and the Big Bowl of “Spaghetti” Code

How Is Critical 'Life or Death' Software Tested?

Ideally, it's so good that it barely needs to be in the first place.<p>Your average scripter likely isn't writing a whole lot of proofs or going through the rigors of formal program verification, generally. Which is fine because your average scripter also isn't writing software for jet airliners or …

Aerospace

Google systems guru explains why containers are the future of computing

<i>As a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Eric Brewer devised the</i> <i>CAP theorem</i><i> — a governing concept in the design of distributed</i> …

The Kinetic Wood Sculptor

<i>Via David Roy; Wood That Works</i><p>David Roy’s kinetic wood sculptures are a symphony of movement.<p>Set into motion by a few cranks of a knob, intricate …

How to live large in a tiny house

I love the tiny house movement.<p>I love the efficiency of it. I love the flexible use of space. I love the things that fold out from the wall, and who doesn’t love miniature things — <i>so cute</i>! But when I think about it for my lifestyle, it would be darling — <i>for about the first week</i>. Then, after …

Architecture

Making A Chick-fil-A Clone With The New Anova Sous-Vide Circulator

It’s rare for a founder to offer to make Chik-fil-A sandwich clones for you, let alone in your own kitchen. But that’s just what Jeff Wu, creator of the Anova sous-vide cooker is doing.<p>Now running on Kickstarter, the new model adds some amazing features to the already cool Anova cooker including …

Learnable Programming in Thailand

Over the past year, I’ve been fortunate enough to have a rather interesting and fun job: teaching C to 11th grade students in Thailand. It was also …

Soroush Khanlou (Ft. Andrew Warner & Genius Engineering Team) – Objective-C isn't what you think it is (if you think like a Rubyist)

Ruby and Objective-C look like opposites: one is dynamic, the other's static; one is interpreted and the other's compiled; one has concise syntax and …

Objective-C

Could this baker solve the gluten mystery?

The artisan as scientist: baker Jonathan McDowell in the Bread LabPhotos: Tom Philpott<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …