Some neat Python tricks

Mario game: Level UP.
Mario game: Level UP.

Python is one of the most powerful beginner’s programming languages. It has a large development community and loads of frameworks for all sorts of applications.

If you are a self-taught programmer like me, who makes many projects just for fun, you may be accustomed to using Python as a functional programming language — just hundreds of plain old functions in a file for everything. But if you work on a similar or big project, you need to retype the thing again or copy it, if you still remember where you wrote it. …


1. It will save you time and money

I was learning about applications of blockchain technology, how smart contracts, third-gen cryptos, and IPFS work, then I came across the Ethereum Name Service (ENS). The idea of ENS seemed pretty obvious to me, but I found that only a few people actually use it. So, I took it upon myself to share it with the world and save them some money and time.

What is Ethereum Name Service

In the early days of the internet, users had to type a long string of characters just to visit a webpage. This IP address looked something like this 142.250.183.46 Can you recognize which website it is?


Build a computer!

A year ago, I finished high school and after that hurdle, another one popped up: the pandemic. I had to put my studies on hold and take a gap year. Surprisingly, it was one of the best decisions I ever made because I gained a lot of free time, an uncluttered mind, and the freedom to do anything.

If you are a self-taught programmer, you must have had a similar journey: made projects googling a bunch of stuff, jumped from one technology/language to another, don’t know anything in particular, finally realized GitHub is a lifesaver.

Yes, I am in the…


The true potential of NFT

NFT FAD is in the air. Art worth millions of dollars are being bought as if it's free. This NFT bubble gave artists opportunity amid the crisis, and while NFT gave artists control over their work, a lot of fake copies of masterpieces swirled around the internet.

The value of Art lies in the eyes of the beholder.

I’ll say we got to see the above phrase in action, thanks to NFTs.

Let’s look at what we will discuss-

  • What is an NFT
  • NFTs for our digital identities
  • Market of everything
  • Birth of new businesses

If you are still wondering…


AR is more than just ‘another’ innovation

Let’s cut right to the chase. Here are the problems with the current internet.

Business Model

21 Century is the digital age, and data is more valuable than gold. This invaluable data is collected by wiring millions of humans to a web called the internet. To make the process more efficient, hundreds of scientists are working on algorithms to predict or manipulate our actions and desires.

This is the business model of the current internet: Collect data, analyze your tastes and preferences, and sell it to advertisers.

This is the toughest problem of the 21 century because we cannot enforce a concrete…


Here’s the guide to help you not regret for the rest of your life

While many are becoming millionaires every day by investing in crypto, some are just on paper, or rather on the digital ledger. These millionaires have lost their bitcoin because they lost their private key and now can’t access their funds.

According to Glassnode, a substantial amount of mined BTC is lost forever (we estimate this number to be ~3M BTC)

At the time of this writing, 3M BTC is around $179 Billion! Yup, that’s lost forever.

Let’s discuss some other ways you can lose money and how not to make those mistakes, which you will regret for the rest of…


What’s the best place to store your crypto

So you don’t want to miss out on this bull run and you are fomoing in on all the hot cryptos and don’t know the safe place to store them?

Well, you are not alone. Most people still don’t own a hardware wallet and store their crypto assets in a hot wallet or a centralized exchange. These solutions are risky! It is easy to hack your computer and access your software wallet, and with the centralized exchanges; you don’t own the private keys.

If you don’t own your private keys, you don’t own your crypto

Hardware/cold storage wallets come to…


A fresh wave of disruptive innovation is coming

What do Apple, Amazon, Google, Tesla, and AECROS have in common?

Disruptive Innovation!

Disruptive innovation replaces an old and established market with a new market and a value network.

Disruptive innovation improves on an existing way of doing things and provides a better value to its customers, and it makes the early investors Millionaires!

All the tech giants are successful because they have recognized the pain points of the existing way of doing things and through technology, made the same job much easier. Construction, being the least digitized industry in the world, is ripe for disruption.

How Disruption made Apple, Amazon, and Tesla successful

Before Apple, Blackberry was…


Fast forward your unity journey by following these tips

I am a beginner in unity myself, but as they say, only a beginner can understand a beginner’s pain, so I wrote this blog post.

I learned unity using an online course, and although I was following the instructions, there are certain pitfalls that you just can’t avoid. Moreover, if you are trying to be creative and do extra than what they teach in the course, you will surely find yourself in a confused state for hours.

It happened to me! For some reason, all the levels in my game got deleted, and I had to create everything again. I…


OPINION

These projects will lead the crypto industry

In this article, we will look at some exciting crypto projects in terms of the technology they bring to the industry and the problems they try to solve. You can argue that Bitcoin is the only fully functional cryptocurrency out there, and I agree, but these projects are meant to solve the problems Bitcoin could not.

Please do not take this article as financial advice, most of the cryptocurrencies are currently highly volatile and thus a risky investment. The industry attracts a lot of scammers and bad actors, so please be careful.

Cardano (ADA)

Cardano was launched in 2017 by Charles Hoskinson…

Shubh Patni

Programmer | Youtuber | Writer and Student at Northeastern University. Links to everywhere:-https://instabio.cc/shubhpatni

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