I recently got my hands on a RTL-SDR (I’m currently using NooElec SmarTEE), short for Software Defined Radio. Basically a tool which lets you hook up your PC to an external antenna, in layman’s term. And oh boy, the things you can do with it is beyond words, literally. Radio waves are not sent with words… Bad joke. Sorry. First, I did what everyone does at the beginning: FM Radio. Then Air Traffic Control. Then more random gibberish. And then finally, NOAA 19 weather satellite! NOAA 19: An old weather satellite that has some cool cameras that enables anyone with a SDR to get low quality realtime pictures of Earth.
Yes, this name is a rip off of Evangelion 3.0+1.0. No, unlike Eva 4.0, this post is not imaginary. Atleast as of April 2020. Eva 4.0 was supposed to release in June 2020 but corona :( Probably will get delayed to 2120. Why is this 4.0? How many blogs existed before?! Who killed them!? Side Note: ?! or !? is called the interrobang. Small things you learn everyday. I killed them. Now, before I get jailed or lynched, let me prove my innocence. The first blog I made was written using a custom markdown-to-static-using-python I made and … well I learnt pretty quickly that reinventing the wheel is 9/10 times a bad idea.
2020 Update: I left mining…5 days after writing this blog post (I wrote this back in 2018). I earnt ~10 TZC, which, as of 2020 April, is approximately 0.01379 USD. Yes, value went down. Yes, a huge income. Current thoughts: If you can have cheap electricity and cheap hardware (both of which I don’t have), go mine! We all know that we cannot mine Bitcoins with a PC now, anymore, atleast until you don’t want to have something like this — New product: Heater that looks like a computer! However, BTC is not the only available crypto coin. There are