Cryptocurrency security

In my review of cryptocurrencies, I mentioned that Bitcoin Cash offers "relatively less security compared to Bitcoin".

What did I mean by that?

What are the various kinds of security that a cryptocurrency offers? How to enhance them and avoid compromising them?

I will address the following questions:

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Don't use VPNs

I argue that VPNs are bad for the user, especially if the user is a dissenter from the status quo.

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The story of Hong Kong: mapping search engine bias

A search engine has an immense influence upon the searcher. Let's explore the story of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong was a UK colony before being ceded back to China, who declared it will let Hong Kong "enjoy a high degree of autonomy, except in foreign and defence affairs which are …

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Price gouging during disasters

When disaster strikes, like a fire, flood, hurricane, or an epidemic, and utilities and supply chains get disrupted, you might see much higher prices for goods that yesterday were cheap. This is called price gouging.

A crane struck by lightning in a thunderstorm

For instance, in 2017 after hurricane Harvey struck Texas, in some locations gas prices shot …

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Programming languages

I decided to review some programming languages, by comparing their popularity with their Rosetta Code implementation terseness.

I measured terseness as the average of implementations' estimated zipped code filesize.

Update 2019-12-11: I want to add a few caveats that people notified me in this Reddit post:

  • The analyzed source code …
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Angajat, PFA, sau SRL?

Să zicem că vrei să lucrezi în România. Ce forme legale sunt, și ce impozitare au?

În aceste calcule am presupus că:

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