Tim O'Hearn

A software engineer who has spent the last 5 years working in high-frequency trading. He built an audience with his "52 Books per Year" project from 2016-2020 before focusing on his own variety blog.

Why Did Helium, Inc Change Its Name?

At the end of March, Amir Haleem, the CEO of Helium, Inc, announced that his corporation would be renamed Nova Labs. This news was paired with the disclosure of a Series D equity round where the company raised $200M.

What is Helium Network Gaming?

The Helium network is a massive decentralized LoRaWAN® network that compensates those who host physical hotspots by rewarding them with Helium tokens, or $HNT. This system is known as Proof-of-Coverage (PoC).

What Does the 3G Sunset Mean for Helium?

Over the last few months, there have been a lot of articles about the “end” of 3G. The shutdown, the sunset, the point at which certain devices are rendered inoperable, or, what Wired terms the “3G-pocalypse.”

What is Helium Roaming?

“Roaming” is one of those dirty words that appeared in its modern form at some point in the mid-2000s. Though many consumers would struggle to give a coherent definition, cell phone roaming is a subject that most instinctively run away from.

What HIP15 and HIP17 Mean for Your Miner Earnings

The Helium project has a community-driven proposal system that can be found on GitHub. When a rough consensus has been achieved in the review committee, a Helium Improvement Proposal (HIP) will be marked as “approved,” and then the code can be merged and deployed.

Exploring HIP 35: Safe RF Meta-Data Side Channel

Helium project has a community-driven proposal system that can be found on GitHub. When a rough consensus has been achieved in the review committee, a Helium Improvement Proposal (HIP) will be marked as “approved,” and then the code can be merged and deployed.