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I joined steem in July after reading the article on theguardian.com, and I have never bothered to do a presentation post, which was the trend at the time. Maybe I should have, because people still don’t seem to understand the kind of person I am.
I’m not sure exactly who, but at least 3 different people requested a feature similar to what I am introducing today.
Ranking people is cool, but instead of seeing the total data since the start, we need to be able to see what is trending.
Fun Fact: While usually being displayed in a human fasion e.g. 24/08/2016 04:00 PM, in most storage engines the time is actually encoded as the number of milliseconds elapsed since ‘unix epoch’ (Jan 01 1970 00:00 UTC), for simplicity’s sake. Computers think more rationally about time than us.
Most of my followers would probably expect me to post a SteemWhales update today, but it is not the case. Instead, I want to present a new project that @blueorgy and I have been working on for the past few days: an automated lottery for steem.
I only saw this post today. And indeed, we need to know who is powering down, so I added this feature on steem whales, visualized by a little piggy bank icon if a user is powering down. If you put your cursor on it, it will tell you how much steem is being powered down and when.
You can now see how the total of a metric changes through time.
Example for SBD:
That’s right, it’s growing
Two days ago I was introducing Steem Whales. The post received an astounding number of upvotes, and propulsed me from #~5500 to #1776 on my own website. Thanks to all upvoters. $300 is actually a respectable amount of money for me right now, but I think the right choice now for me is to convert ALL OF IT into STEEM POWER. Enough about me, let’s talk about the website.