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uint256 is perhaps the most used value type in Solidity. And yet you might not be familiar with it if you’ve been writing a high-level language like JavaScript or Python. In this post, I explain what uint256 is in plain English. …


When I was still a small kid, my parents took me to Hawaii. I don’t remember much about the trip, but there is one moment that I can vividly recall.

I was trying to get into a mall alone for some reason. The mall was busy that day, and there…


The first time I watched The Century of the Self, I had to stop and think many times. I had a hard time understanding some shocking points made in this film. Even after I finished watching it once, I still felt like I couldn’t quite digest what it all meant…


Our society pressures us to fit into types. You are athletic or artistic. You are an introvert or extrovert. You are emotional or logical. You are creative or rational. You are idealistic or realistic. You are a marketer or an engineer. They tell you that you can have only either…


During the Holocaust, Sir Nicholas Winton arranged for trains to take children out of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and for foster families to meet them in London. He saved 669 mostly Jewish children.

Imagine that you are this amazing Sir Nicholas Winston. How satisfying and meaningful could that be? I’m about to…


I know it’s confusing but there are two types of a nonce in Ethereum:
1. the proof of work nonce that miners try to find to solve a hash puzzle and
2. the account nonce as a transaction counter in each account

In this post, I will explain what the…


I found that the easiest way to use svg files in React Native is to

  1. paste your svg file here,
  2. convert it into a React component,
  3. and then import that component wherever you want.

It has been puzzling me why an elite, b-school type of people don’t seem to think in a certain manner that aligns with good thinking. This is obviously over-simplification, but you know they exist. Although they are supposed to be “smart” people, they don’t seem to know what they are…


Gas is a commodity like oil. Your car needs oil to run it. By the same token, the Ethereum Virtual Machine(EVM) needs gas to run it. Gas is used for performing actions in the Ethereum. It’s a crypto-fuel that drives the motion of smart contracts.

Just like you pay for…


Have you ever eavesdropped on random people at a cafe, on a subway, or at your office? If you have, let’s be honest, for the most part, you quickly find their conversations incredibly boring.

Is this because of data in their brain or because of the way to query the…

Tai

Founder at Goyemon https://goyemon.io

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