It started with a planned upgrade of the popular protocol Venus on the Binance Smart Chain. Shortly after that things went south for some. Funds were lost and kept leaking. Users were confused and angry. Developers and community managers did what they can.
With this article however I’d like to look at this incident from a more general perspective. For me this issue raised fundamental questions about the evolution of smart contracts.
First, a brief…
Usually you’ll have to narrow down the type first in order to access a property that is not present on all union members.
In the following example the property
b is not accessible because it’s only defined on
Foo but not on
What I was looking for instead is a type where
b is an optional property because that’s what it is — optional.
Hypothetically it should work like in the following case, where a union-like type has an optional property
b instead of requiring type discrimination:
b is defined on one of the union’s members…
The Big Picture covers quite a lot of information on Digital Nomadism and related topics. This final article is dedicated to those who merely seek a quick overview for the time being.
The past six articles have covered plenty of information about Digital Nomads and everything related. Now we have a solid foundation for thinking about how that lifestyle trend can evolve over time.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).
— Mark Twain
Read more in Part 1: Definition & Popularity
Our work becomes increasingly digital…
There is a lot of information out there about Digital Nomads on the web. Unfortunately, with that comes many misunderstandings, false assumptions, and half-truths. In this article, we’ll have a look at some common misconceptions.
Let’s make this short:
Judging from the overwhelmingly positive content on social media, living like a Digital Nomad is a piece of cake. Just take your laptop, travel to the places you’d love to see and earn your income remotely from there.
But — like so often in life — that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
You’ve spent a lot of time in making the city you’re living in your home. Why would you ever decide to leave that behind? This article explores the positive impact living and working abroad can have on your life.
As a location independent remote worker, it’s all up to you. You decide where you live. You decide where you work. You decide when you move.
It’s difficult to get a clear picture of what Digital Nomads are really like. Information on the web is scarce, scattered, and sometimes misleading — especially on social media. In this article, I’ve summed up research, survey data, and personal experience to give you a more accurate insight.
Information in this article originates from the following sources:
Digital Nomads have been around for almost as long as the Internet. It’s just that there weren’t many, and we didn’t pay much attention to them. But times have changed. Traveling, living, and working abroad has become much easier, and social networks spread the word.
The Brookings Institution concludes:
The U.S. economy is digitalizing at an extremely rapid pace.
And it’s not just the USA. In many…
While browsing YouTube, I came across Conni Biesalski and Chris the Freelancer. They identified as Digital Nomads and their videos give deep insight into their daily lives. They cover a lot of the highs but also the lows of the lifestyle.
Their videos helped me to picture myself living a similar life without even having to change…