When transitioning to working with Ember, I encountered a topic that seemed to pop up everywhere — Changesets. So, let’s take a look at what they are, and how to use them in our code.

What is a Changeset

A Changeset “represents a set of valid changes to be applied onto any Object (Ember.Object…

CryptoPunks — The World’sTop NFT Collection

If the planet earth isn’t on fire, then the world of NFTs certainly is. With a massive influx of crypto enthusiasts, investors, and artists, the prices of in-demand NFTs have reached new heights, and show no signs of slowing down. It was time to see what the future of digital…

As you may have noticed, I am a proponent of cryptocurrency. I believe in it for many reasons — giving people control over their own finances, lowering the cost of and speeding up transactions, and creating transparency through a distributed ledger. …

There is no question that the advent of cryptocurrency is revolutionizing our understanding of the financial system, and points towards an overhaul of the way in which we transact with one another. In the world of crypto, users will be able to make use of the decentralized, peer-to-peer network to…

Cryptocurrency, specifically Bitcoin (BTC), has made headlines nearly every day for the past month, and I don’t expect that to change anytime soon. With the imminent passing of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, along with efforts by the Federal Reserve to curb the risk of hyperinflation, investing in cryptocurrency…

What’s your favorite Crypto in 2021?

It seems that every time I delve deeper into cryptocurrency, I come up with more questions than answers. In an environment that is seeing unprecedented influxes of new investors due to information being peddled across social media, the idea of cryptocurrency and the blockchain is having its day in the…

Nyan Cat NFT — Sold for $600,000 in Feb. 2021

What’s an NFT?

Even after reading through countless articles and watching lengthy videos, grasping the concept of an NFT remains difficult. Let’s start with the name. NFT stands for “Non-Fungible Token.”

fungible (adj.) — being something (such as money or a commodity) of such a nature that one part or quantity may be…

Currency is an interesting concept. Essentially, in 2021, our money holds value mostly because we believe that it holds value. Today, the rise of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin (BTC), has challenged us to reaffirm our conceptual understanding of the fiat-currency paradigm, and why it might not be feasible in the near…

RobinHood brokerage draws the attention of SEC for market manipulation

If you have watched the news in the past 48 hours, there is a good chance that you saw something about Reddit users manipulating the stock market. For what has made for a tantalizing tale, a group comprising millions of digital activists dedicated to a singular mission has taken over…

In the interest of improving my DS&A skills, I want to walkthrough a small component of a common problem that a developer is bound to encounter, either in an interview or in the wild. Let’s take a look at the insertAt method for Linked Lists.

Problem Statement

Given an index and a…

Michael Jan Schiumo

Full Stack Web Developer, Linguist, Writer

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