In earlier days dashboards were littered with Maps and a lot of time was wasted in asking people for directions. Everything changed due to the introduction of Google Maps. Launched in 2008 and fully functional in 51 countries now, from moms to taxi drivers, everyone swears by Google Maps. Their project is named Ground Truth … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 18: Operations behind the accuracy of Google Maps!
Don’t we all know about Bitcoin? We certainly do. But what core component of it makes it so secure and reliable that the price of Bitcoins has skyrocketed to $4.3k from a meagre $0.3 in 2010? It is the Blockchain. Conceptualised by Satoshi Nakamoto, it was implemented in 2009 as a core component of the … Continue reading OpScoop Issue 17: Blockchain Basics