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Adding an Air Purifier to you Home is the Most Important Thing You Can Do

03/2024

Air pollution has become the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, linked to around 7 million deaths in 2012 according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report. The new data further reveals a stronger link between, indoor and outdoor air pollution exposure and cardiovascular diseases, such as strokes and ischemic heart disease, as well as between air pollution and cancer. The role of air pollution in the development of respiratory diseases, including acute respiratory infections and chronic pulmonary diseases, is well known. While both indoor and outdoor pollution affect health, recent statistics on the impact of household indoor pollutants is alarming.

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When Should I Sell My Bitcoin? Use The Rake Method

01/2024

Bitcoin made me rich. But consider the guy who sold the two pizzas to Laszlo Hanyecz for 10,000 BTC (~$0.0025/BTC). If the seller waited just 4 years a $25 investment would have turned into $10 million — a nice 500,000 x reward. But what if he would have excitedly sold it all (he did) when the price first doubled? Then instead of millions, he would have netted $25. So, how do we know when to sell our Bitcoin?

Worse than not making money is actually losing money with Bitcoin. Buying at the top and selling low is the fate of many who do not have a strategy or understanding of their actions, but that’s not for us.

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The Unreasonable Effectiveness of VLC

07/2022

The enshitification of software is inevitable as its popularity rises founders will eventually need to bring in outside help and either sell or go public, either is enough to kill a good company. The orange traffic cone is different, defiant yet innocent, unassuming yet indomitable. The first time you downloaded VLC maybe you were like me, fifteen, just heard of this show called South Park making the rounds on AOL. Real Player sucked, so you Asked Jeeves, whats a good media player?

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No Nonsense List of Google Alternatives for Linux Users

Last Updated 02/2023

There are tons of, “Best Google Alternatives” lists out there with sometimes dozens of alternatives for each offering but with this article I aim to give you the single best option for a non-Google Linux based workflow. I’ve obsessively tried hundreds of apps and will keep this list up to date so you can be assured you are getting the best non-Google products for an optimized experience on Linux. Please get in touch on Twitter or comment here if I’ve missed something obvious, thanks!

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Advanced Regression Techniques to Predict Home Prices With Python

05/2022

It can take real estate agents a lifetime of experience to get a feel for what homes will sell and for how much. A lot of the time a less experienced seller or buyer may miss something obvious to an old pro.

With this exercise I will try and tease out from 79 explanatory variables that describe every aspect of residential home, which few are the most important to focus on in predicting a final sale price of a home.

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Can Social Media Predict Asset Price Movement?

It certainly seems that online forums can have a certain premonition about price movements. As chatter of a given asset increases, often so does the price. This is the hunch I wanted to validates and if correct, profit from with this project. I hope some parts of if not the whole project will be useful to others and it is hosted on GitHub and PythonAnywhere. Please get in touch with any questions or advice.

Using a large amount of data scraped hourly from Reddit along with historic price data a model is built to try and predict positive or negative future price movements.