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Copy Trading: A Viable Earning Strategy or Just Another Broker Scam?

Reading time11 min
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Hello everyone!

A year ago, I became curious about whether it was possible to earn money in crypto by copying the trades of other traders. Instead of investing money right away, I decided to thoroughly explore this by writing a parser that monitored about 2,000 portfolios in real-time over the course of a year.

Initially, I parsed the Traderwagon site, which unfortunately shut down. I then switched to Binance's copy trading, which was just starting out at the time.

The number of portfolios available for investment on Binance is continually growing; currently, there are over 10,000. My script only parsed a portion of these to maintain about 2,000 consistent portfolios. This was necessary to track changes in traders' positions at least every 20 minutes with the server resources I had allocated for the project.

There are several peculiarities in how my parser operates. For example, when a trader hides their positions, my script also closes them since it can't monitor hidden trades. When a trader significantly adjusts their position, such as a complete turnaround, the script exits the trade. I chose to save time on developing a more complex follow-algorithm and planned to refine it later if the testing stage proved successful. I also limited the time a trader could stay in a deal to a few days and forcibly closed positions if this period was exceeded. I observed that staying in a trade longer slightly increased the average profit/loss, whereas reducing the time allowed for reinvesting the same funds into a greater number of traders and their deals.

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Unveiling the Technological Odyssey: Evolution of Weather Forecasting

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time3 min
Views98

Weather forecasting has come a long way from the days of observing the sky and relying on folklore to predict upcoming conditions. Advancements in technology have revolutionized how we perceive, understand, and forecast weather patterns. From the early barometers to modern satellites and supercomputers, each innovation has significantly enhanced our ability to predict weather accurately. Let's take a journey through the evolution of weather forecasting technology and explore how it has transformed over the years.

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Symphony of Clouds: Interpreting Nature's Weather Signals

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time3 min
Views100

In the vast expanse of the sky, clouds weave an intricate tapestry that holds invaluable insights into the workings of our atmosphere. Far from being mere adornments adrift on the winds, clouds are dynamic entities that serve as indispensable harbingers of weather patterns. Their varied forms and movements offer a window into the ever-changing conditions of our atmosphere, allowing meteorologists to unravel the mysteries of weather forecasting with increasing precision.

Clouds, in their multitude of shapes and sizes, provide vital clues about atmospheric conditions, from temperature and humidity to air pressure and wind patterns. By understanding the different types of clouds and their characteristics, meteorologists can decipher the language of the skies, predicting everything from clear skies to impending storms.

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Becoming a UX designer: why is it worthy and what do you need to start

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time6 min
Views239

If you are at the beginning of your educational path in IT, or contemplating about making changes in your career and starting learning UX design, you might have some doubts and uncertainties on whether UX design is something worth studying and working in right now. We can dispel your doubts: UX designers are very required in the majority of companies, since they help to make products appealing to users, thus raising the companies income and enhancing their reputation. Professionals in this sphere are in high demand right now, and

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Exploring Oslo A Fusion of Culture, Innovation, Nature, and Weather

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time3 min
Views192

Nestled amongst the serene fjords and picturesque landscapes of Norway, Oslo stands as a testament to the harmonious blend of modernity and tradition. This vibrant capital city, with its rich history dating back over a thousand years, offers visitors an unparalleled experience that seamlessly integrates culture, innovation, and the breathtaking beauty of nature, all under the ever-changing skies of its varied weather.

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Building firmware for Orange PI i96 (Orange PI 2g-iot) from scratch

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time14 min
Views521

Hellow my name is Dmitry. Once I bought "Orange PI i96", but unfortunately producer not update it firmvere very long. Last firmwere kernel version is 3.10.62 but kernel current at time this article writing (russian version) is 6.5.1. And so I decide build my own firmware from scratch, and do it from sourse completely.

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Unveiling Switzerland: A Must-Visit Travel List

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time4 min
Views276

Switzerland: the very name conjures up images of pristine alpine landscapes, picturesque villages, and a sense of tranquility that seems to permeate the very air you breathe. It's a country that's often synonymous with beauty, precision, and adventure. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or simply seeking to indulge in some of the finest chocolates and cheeses the world has to offer, Switzerland has something for everyone. So, if you're planning a trip to this enchanting land, here's a curated list of must-visit destinations and experiences that will make your journey truly unforgettable. 

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RSS with types

Level of difficultyMedium
Reading time5 min
Views425

RSS 2.0 specification was published in 2009 and hasn't moved from that point. The popularity and website adoption of this standard are dropping. People stop using it as it can't compete with social networks owned by big companies, and publishers stop using it is not rewarding. Let's review, analyze, and suggest a possible alternative to RSS. We will go from a concept to a working prototype.

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The results of 7 Verilog meetups + the goals and the steps going forward

Reading time5 min
Views614

Since the New Year we had 7 Verilog meetups at HackerDojo. We discussed the modern way of designing digital circuits using hardware description languages, the exercises on FPGA boards and the topic of microarchitecture. For the last two sessions we went over the most basic CPU core that can be used as a baseline for further exercises.

Now, in order to make progress toward the goal of creating new educational materials, it is essential for the regular participants to solve all the homework exercises (see the details in the post below) in parallel with studying the recommended materials.

The next steps are:

1) We are going to do weekly Zoom calls on Sundays, starting March 24, 2024 at 11 am California time (summer time). The link. During this call we are going to discuss the SystemVerilog Homework and the individual projects.

2) Once we develop more materials, we are going to organize a Show-and-Tell session in Hacker Dojo, for a wider audience. During the session several participants from the core team will present demos on various FPGA boards and explain to the curious how FPGA and ASIC work.

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Chasing a dream: How to become Adventure Builder and make giant spider robot with your own hands

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time12 min
Views293

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to turn something you have in mind into a real product? For example, would you be surprised to see someone controlling a huge iron robot spider that can turn on the spot and walk obediently to his pilot's directions?

To realize his idea, this persistent designer overcame many obstacles: he invented the mechanism himself, mastered the skills of aluminum welding, laser cutting, 3D printing, created a reduced prototype and built one. His project stands out even among the most interesting self-made devices you've read about.

Please sit back and relax while reading this rather lengthy article. During the scrolling through, you will learn about some remarkable inventor and his resourcefulness, irrepressible life energy and practical advice to help you realize your dreams, and someone, perhaps, will be pushed to tell about his own project.

Become the adventure builder
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Decoding the Science Behind Weather Prediction

Reading time3 min
Views262

Weather, a perennial topic of conversation, influences our daily lives in myriad ways. From planning outdoor activities to safeguarding against natural disasters, understanding weather patterns is crucial. But have you ever wondered how meteorologists predict the weather with such accuracy? Let's delve into the fascinating world of weather prediction and uncover the science behind it.

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How to Learn Python FREE in 8-Week: The 80/20 Learning Plan

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time6 min
Views2.1K

I know it can be hard to learn a new programming language. In this article, I want to share my plan with you. It's a way to learn Python in eight weeks using videos, articles, and practice exercises. Exercises are very important because I think the best way to learn is by doing them.

I've created this learning plan for people who don't have much free time. You only need about 30-50 minutes a day and consistency. In my plan, I use the 80/20 principle, which will help you learn the most important things first and improve the rest through practice.

For those who read this article to the end, I have prepared a learning tracking sheet to help you track your progress.

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Learn How to Use ChatGPT in 2024: 2-Step Guide with Prompt Examples

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time3 min
Views1.1K

In this article, I will tell you all you need to know about ChatGPT, show you how to use it, and teach you the right way to ask your questions.

To learn the basics, you don't need to spend your money and time watching hour-long tutorials. You can grasp the essentials in just 1-3 minutes and then enhance your skills through practice.

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Master Data Analysis with ChatGPT — How to Analyze Anything (Beginners Guide)

Level of difficultyEasy
Reading time3 min
Views1.4K

Today we’re diving into an exciting feature within ChatGPT that has the potential to enhance your productivity by 10, 20, 30, or even 40%. If you’re keen on learning how to leverage this feature to your advantage, make sure to read this article until the end. This feature stands out because it allows you to analyze almost anything by uploading your data and posing various questions to ChatGPT. Whether it's business data, your resume, or any other information you wish to explore, ChatGPT is here to deliver answers based on your specific dataset.

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Giving and receiving feedback as a UX Designer: a short guide on how it should be done

Level of difficultyMedium
Reading time5 min
Views173

Getting feedback on the design of a digital product from the other members of the development team, stakeholders and clients is an essential part of a UX designer’s job. Ideally, it provides constructive criticism of the design, helps improve the product and perfect it as much as possible to present the best result of work to the users. But getting feedback doesn’t always happen smoothly – when communication is not established properly or the goals of the process are defined incorrectly, things can go the wrong way. In fact, both asking for feedback and giving it requires following some unwritten rules in order to make this experience useful and comfortable for all parties. In this article we’d like to discuss two things: how to ask for feedback correctly and what to consider if you’re the one who’s giving it.

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Bootstrapping Azerbaijan as a new center of ASIC design + Verilog Meetup #6 in Silicon Valley

Reading time11 min
Views1.5K

Last week I was doing a seminar on SystemVerilog, ASIC and FPGA at ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan. I will replicate the last two sessions of this seminar, on RISC-V CPU simulation and synthesis, at the Verilog Meetups on March 3 and March 10 at Hacker Dojo, Mountain View, California. For this reason I am combining the information about Azerbaijan and California seminars in a single post.

First, let's talk about ADA University.

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3D Print Virtual Glasses for Use in a Virtual School

Reading time5 min
Views350

Imagine a world where learning transcends physical boundaries, where virtual classrooms become as interactive and engaging as their real-world counterparts. This is not a far-off dream but a tangible reality, thanks to the fusion of 3D printing technology and virtual glasses. In this article, we'll explore how 3D printed virtual glasses are revolutionizing the concept of virtual schools.

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Mastering ChatGPT

Level of difficultyMedium
Reading time7 min
Views1.8K

In today's rapidly advancing technological landscape, natural language processing and comprehension have become essential components of everyday life. Leading the charge in this arena is OpenAI's ChatGPT API, renowned for its exceptional ability to understand and interact with human language. Imagine elevating ChatGPT's functionality to new heights, enabling it to carry out specific tasks based on commands given in natural language. This article aims to shed light on the potential of incorporating function calling into the ChatGPT API, thereby enhancing its utility. I will illustrate through practical examples how such extensions can unlock a myriad of opportunities and applications.

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