Preslav's Thoughts and Ramblings

  • March 18, 2018

    Platform Types in Kotlin

    Having worked a bit with Kotlin, I assume that you must have met the ? and !! operators by now. In case you haven’t, I’d suggest that you bookmark this post and come again once you have gained a little more experience with the basics of the language.Just kidding, let’s briefly review both. If you...

  • March 07, 2018

    Is Machine Learning with Python Easy?

    To say that solving ML problems using Python is easy, is the same like saying that developing Web applications or video games using Python is easier than when using other technologies. The answer will always be yes and no. There is nothing in the design of the language that makes it more suitable...

  • March 06, 2018

    Procast App Review: My New Favorite Podcasting App

    I am a podcast addict. Unlike the typical podcast listener, I spend a good portion of my day (mostly while commuting, walking, running, doing house chores, etc) listening to one of the close to a hundred different podcasts I’m subscribed to. When you get to that state of heavy podcast listening, ...

  • February 26, 2018

    Weekly Notes (Feb 20th / Feb 26th, 2018)

    I wasn’t very active this week. During the week, I was mostly busy with the usual company stuff. Just as I was making plans for the week, a terrible cold knocked me out for the bigger part of the last 48hrs. Therefore, this will be more of a bits-and-pieces post, with links and quotes from stuff ...

  • February 25, 2018

    One Thing You Should Know When Trading Altcoins Against BTC or ETH

    When trading an altcoin against BTC or ETH, remember that looking at charts’ face-values is not going to depict the entire picture, unless you apply certain normalization. The problem is that both parties involved are highly speculative. Unlike fiat currencies, which express high volatility under...