What should I buy, and what should I sell?

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You can get this info in video version. And download a template for ranking cryptocurrencies you’re researching.

Cryptocurrencies are exciting. Not only do they have the potential to change everything with innovation. But we can support these projects by owning some coins or tokens. And maybe make some profit in the process.

Whenever there’s a possibility of making money, there’s always a crowd of “get-rich-quickers.” Let me tell you this. Investing in cryptocurrency with this mindset will leave you broke. Day-trading seems easier than it really is. But the vast majority of us who try it will fail. …

Stop Living a Lie

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“I really wish this guy would quit. I hate him” one of my friends told me once.

He had a coworker who was fake. Everything this guy said was a lie. What was worse, everything he did was a lie too.

We have a natural dislike of people that are fake. But in their defense, living authentically can be difficult. And if you’ve been living a lie long enough, embracing who you really is overwhelming.

But it is the greatest thing you can do for yourself.

As Carl Jung once wrote, “The Privilege of a lifetime is to become who…

A nightly build is an unfinished build of a version. There could be bugs or missing features. It’s a work in progress.

They’re called nightly because it’s common to automatically…

The dark prophecy that came true.

Why didn’t you kill yourself today? Over 40,000 Americans commit suicide annually. That’s over 100 people a day in this country alone. Imagine how many more worldwide.

A lot of people really think it’s better to be dead than alive. And that’s a decision we all have to make. As French philosopher Albert Camus put it, “There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.”

All other philosophy comes after answering this question. Do I want to live or not?

Camus viewed suicide as a justified answer to the absurdity of…

Working with Hardhat and adding styled components

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I’ve been making steady progress on NFTournies. Most of the past month has been spent working with Hardhat, configuring Scaffold-Eth and creating the brand style.

Let’s start with the fun part.

Branding

I finally got around to settling on a branding direction. This includes a color palette, logo, and mock-ups for the landing page. The color palette has historically been my weak-suit. But after discovering coolors, I can select a popular color palette at random if I really have to. I strongly recommend coolors if you need help picking colors.

The hardest part so far has been deciding on a logo…

The Scariest Part of Programming Made Easy

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Data structures are hands-down the most intimidating part about programming. But they don’t have to be all that bad!

In this tutorial, we are going to explore what data structures are, the most popular data structures, and we’ll use easy-to-understand examples the whole way.

What is a data structure?

A data structure is a way to organize data.

Computers need to hold lots of data to make things work. Just think about how much data YouTube needs to store, process, and regularly feed back to users!

In order to make YouTube run smoothly, they need to organize and display the data in the most efficient…

My first attempt at creating a real Dapp

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Inspiration

human beings crave competition. We have evolved to compete for status, resources, and power. It drives most of our behavior.

NFTs recently exploded in popularity. Even if some of the mania has died down, there is still a significant amount of interest from digital artists.

But as it currently stands, the possible use cases of NFTs are limited to:

  • Buying
  • Selling
  • Minting
  • Trading

To encourage more use of this new technology, I’m creating NFTournies for people to put their NFTs work.

How it will work

Users will pay an entry fee to submit their NFT. …

Everything You Need to Know to Create a Dapp

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This article will give you a brief overview of everything you should know when you’re getting started with blockchain development.

Let’s clear something up first. We are not building a blockchain here. That’s what blockchain core developers do. We’re here to learn the basics of blockchain app development. These are decentralized apps (Dapps) that are powered by blockchains.

There are many different blockchains to power our Dapp. But the largest is Ethereum.

In order to interact with the Ethereum ecosystem, you will need to have an Ethereum wallet and some Ethereum. One of the most popular Ethereum wallets is Metamask.

No, seriously…

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The idea of blockchain systems replacing the monetary system, let alone the government, may seem unlikely.

Until you think about things long term.

There is no telling where the future will go. It’s hard to imagine anyone in the 1900s predicting smart phones or the internet. Human history is unpredictable.

Before we get into it, let’s get the definitions clear.

System — a set of procedures to accomplish a goal.

Blockchain — A system to record information that makes it impossible to later change. The blocks store data in an ordered sequence. A chain of blocks, if you will.

Blockchain…

Can’t install React Boilerplate — Fix

npx create-react-app my-app 

This can be a frustrating issue. Especially when we have the motivation to sit down and start a new React project!

Michael Macaulay

Ethereum Dapp Dev, Crypto investor since 2017, History YouTuber.

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