To get a better prediction of UASF impact on bitcoin, I wrote a quick and dirty bitcoin network simulator, which you can find here on GitHub. After playing around with all kinds of hash rate distributions and UASF/non-UASF nodes, my first conclusion is, that there is almost no impact of UASF nodes on bitcoin, if… Read More »
Assuming you have a fresh FreeBSD (or a jail) installed, and you are logged in as root, download the latest version of BIP148 enabled bitcoin sources from here as .tar.gz file and untar it. As of writing it is v0.14.1-uasfsegwit0.3.tar.gz. fetch https://github.com/UASF/bitcoin/archive/v0.14.1-uasfsegwit0.3.tar.gz tar xzvf v0.14.1-uasfsegwit0.3.tar.gz cd bitcoin-0.14.1-uasfsegwit0.3 Next the documentation in ./doc/build-unix.md tells us which… Read More »
There is now a dedicated page for SeSim - Open Source Stock Exchange Simulator. New releases and other information will be found there.
Now you can download a first rudimentary version of SeSim, the Stock Exchange Simulator as announced here. It was tested under Windows and Linux. You can download the jar file uSeSim_001_alpha.jar which you can run, if java is installed on your computer. To play around with, create first a strategy, by going to edit->strategies, pressing… Read More »
Bitcoin was raising, and the price for one Bitcoin is now around the same as for one ounce of gold. So isn't it insane to pay for one Bitcoin as much as for one ounce of gold? According to this article there are currently between 155,244 tonnes and 2.5 million tonnes of gold in the… Read More »
I am proud to announce my new german blog: Uniadmin.
Earning money by day trading is considered to be extremely hard. I've often read that about 95% of people who attempt day trading will lose money. This might be true and coincidences with my observations among people I know, because I don't know anybody who is able to make money by day trading. But who… Read More »
Imagine you were a day trader, and you make in average one trade per day on 200 days a year. Further imagine you have to pay a commission fee of $10 when buying shares, and again you have to pay a commission fee of $10 when selling shares, which is effectively $20 per trade. So you can simply… Read More »
A Hykker mechanical keyboard with pretty nice Chinese blue switches illuminates my desktop. It's Christmastime.
In an earlier post I showed an algorithm to factorize integers using backtracking. The algorithm was implemented in python. Here we have now the same thing in erlang. To run the code, copy the script and save it to a file named "factorize.erl". Then enter a shell and compile the module using the following command:… Read More »