May 22, 2019
Among many reasons why people find it hard to use cryptocurrency there’s a simple one – memorising the private key is too hard. So, people invented brain wallet, which turns a string of words into a private key and thus wallet.
It’s genius in that now a user needs only to memorise whatever he or she used to create the wallet. You can turn your name, phone number, DoB, favourite quote, lover’s home address, …, literally anything into a cryptocurrency wallet.
May 19, 2019
Never underestimate what programmers can do.
The code below shows a fully-functioning Bitcoin address generator in obfuscated Python (2.5-2.7), which I saw in an interesting article posted in 2013....
Apr 6, 2018
Bloomberg is developing a new function in the Terminal, called BQuant, BQNT, under the Bloomberg Anywhere license. I happen to be able to test it thanks to a fund manager and find it could be a future way of using Bloomberg Terminal.
Background Bloomberg recently made JupyterLab available inside the Terminal and invited partners to test it out. This function is named BQuant, or BQNT<GO>, which is still under heavy development, but the idea is just great.