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The largest ignored use case for cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies and trading. They are indivisible. Since your first purchase of Bitcoin to your potential cashing out, be it for fiat or for products and services, you have to deal with trading. Considering the volatile nature of crypto, you are also most likely to be introduced to technicalities surrounding it – walls, spreads, supports, resistances, formations, trends, the list is endless.

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Tesla Battery Monitoring on Blockchain

Tesla is a market leader in electric vehicles (EVs). They have currently sold and delivered more than 1 million EVs worldwide while production is ramping up fast with new factories in Europe and China. Although EVs in general require little maintenance, one expensive component in the car needs to be treated with care: the battery. This video explains what can happen if it is not. With Tesla EVs, there is an 8-year warranty on the battery. After this period of time, there is no longer a warranty, but a car is normally expected to last much longer than this. Although …

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Bismuth Team progress report – May 2020

This report covers April 17, 2020 to May 17, 2020.Read on below: Core Node No meaningful details to report here. Best place to keep up to date on the details is the Github hook channel on our discord. This is still a work in progress. Most of the core work was related to Tornado Wallet, crystals and ecosystem, as you’ll read below. Hypernodes Current Hypernodes ROI is 20.3%, slightly up from 20.2% in the last report. We count 233 active Hypernodes with a total amount of active collateral of 6,220,000 BIS. The plot below shows all Hypernodes, both Active and …

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Android Battery Monitoring

The Android operating system is installed in about 70% of mobile phones worldwide. The majority of these phones are using Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) battery cells. Li-ion batteries are relatively expensive. To make sure that the battery lasts as long as possible, below are some tips to achieve that. Li-ion chemistry prefers partial discharge to deep discharge, so it is best to avoid taking the battery all the way down to zero. Since Li-ion chemistry does not have a memory, the battery pack is not harmed with a partial discharge. If the voltage of a lithium-ion cell drops below a certain level, …

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Decentralized Condition Monitoring

Condition monitoring (CM) is the basis for condition based maintenance (CBM). CBM is an alternative to calendar based maintenance, where an asset is serviced in regular time intervals. Calendar based maintenance is easy to plan and schedule but it has some weaknesses: 1) Assets which are in a good condition do not need to be regularly taken out of production for service, and 2) an asset can still fail between regular calendar based maintenance events, causing downtime in production. CM and CBM are therefore used by many industries as an alternative to calendar based maintenance to strike a balance between …

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HelloWorld Crystal for Bismuth’s Tornado Wallet

Bismuth is a chemical element and a metal with number 83 in the periodic table. Bismuth has an unusual property for a metal in which it expands as it changes from a liquid to a solid and crystals are formed. Bismuth is also the name given to the first blockchain implementation written in Python. The Bismuth blockchain project with it’s associated features and tools aim to be a “construction set for blockchain technology” or “the Lego of blockchains”. Inspired by the metal the Bismuth blockchain ecosystem will also “expand as it solidifies”, with many new developers and future use-cases. Tornado …

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