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Bitcoin’s Terrible Impact on Energy Consumption and Ecology

Bitcoin’s growth since its launch in 2009 has been incredible. From costing under $1 in 2010 to $19,000 in 2017, bitcoin has broken records no one thought it would. But amid the high growth rate, there have been numerous discussions about the digital currency’s impact on the environment. Unlike real […]

Why Mars Matters

Primitive homo martis surveying the environment (Artist’s conception, early 21st century) …or how “homo martis” may evolve to care for Earth in a way “homo sapiens” never have Recently a friend chided me for being an Elon Musk fanboy. “I’m so tired of all these Muskophiles,” she said when I brushed off […]

1st prize in Data Science Competition -Random Walk of Penguins

Honoured to win the 1st prize in a Data Science competition Random Walk of Penguins hosted by DrivenData. Sharing the winning approach here. Penguins — Photo by Loïc Mermilliod on Unsplash Introduction Penguins are among the most charismatic animals in the world and have captured the imaginations of news-makers, scientists, film producers, and the […]