University Trading Challenge From Decemper 2015 to May 2015 I took part in a trading contest (by Directa Sim) with some fellow students. During those months the global markets – the European markets especially – were in a turmoil. A big turmoil. Volatility sky-rocketed due to the Greek government-debt crisis. Every other week news brought dramatic effects to the markets. Not only the future of Greece was at stake – the European currency itself was. Managing a portfolio – a risky one – during those months was very educational. Our team was the “Gauss Team”. We were given real money – it was not aRead More →

Circuito elettronico

Digital electronics The Arduino kit let me approach digital electronics, even though I was an outsider. The amazing revolution of Arduino was basically one thing: showing people that electronics is no black magic. Arduino made electronic devices design possible to me, and to many more people who just wanted to try it. When I was a kid I did use soldering irons, solder and PCBs. But I did it just slightly better than monkeys would do it. Thanks to Arduino I became aware of the fact that electronics was quite similar to coding: you just plug a bunch of pieces together the right way andRead More →