Understanding Loki Hybrid Consensus Algorithm

In the previous article of the technical paper review series, we explored FastFabric, Understanding FastFabric: How to scale Hyperledger transactions per second In this article, we’ll review the hybrid consensus algorithm – LOKI, which is a privacy oriented blockchain system, which was built on top of Monero source code. Loki uses a hybrid proof of […]

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How anomaly detection can help today’s business world

Imagine a scenario where your credit card gets stolen. It is very likely that the thief will go on a shopping spree and spend large amounts of your money. Many payment processor companies like PayPal keep tabs on the usage patterns of your card. The usage pattern accounts for transaction amounts, the location of the […]

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Enabling cross border travel during a pandemic

Several industries have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Malls and shopping centres are temporarily shut down, affecting the retail and e-commerce industries. The entertainment industry is also seeing a huge decline as movie theatres are being shut down. The NBA has suspended its season after a player was tested positive for COVID-19 and […]

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We have Dagger2. Then why Koin?

Dagger2 is written in Java and Koin in Kotlin, and using both libraries in a Kotlin project should not be a challenge. However, implementing Koin in Java could be a little tricky. One notable information worth mentioning is that while Dagger2 is a fully acknowledged DI project, where as Koin is only described as a […]

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Why the existing contact tracing apps could worsen the COVID-19 situation

Contact tracing apps are currently all governments’ best tool to fight the COVID-19. But is that enough? The COVID-19 pandemic has come as a huge wake-up call to governments all around the world. This outbreak has made us realize that we are nowhere near prepared to handle a contagion of this scale. The brightest minds […]

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Hive Installation on ubuntu 18.04 | MySQL Metastore

Apache Hive is a data warehouse infrastructure that facilitates querying and managing large data sets which resides in distributed storage system. It is developed on top of Hadoop. Hive has its own SQL-like query language called HiveQL (Hive Query Language). Hive query language is similar to SQL wherein it supports subqueries. With Hive query language, it is possible […]

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Revolutionizing user experience with Progressive Web Applications

Have you ever accessed Instagram through your browser? Most likely, you would have seen a dialog box that says ‘Add Instagram to your Home screen- Get Instagram quickly and easily by adding it to your home screen’. If you click yes, you would have downloaded a progressive web application straight from your browser.  What are […]

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Changing the Course of Pandemics with Technology

With nearly 500 million confirmed cases, the Spanish flu is widely known as one of the deadliest pandemics in history. It was a highly infectious disease that started in 1918 and caused more than 17 million deaths. COVID-19 is another such infectious disease. However, we are much more equipped to deal with a pandemic now […]

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Getting Started with Corda DLT

This blog post tells you about what Blockchain is, and a brief introduction into one of the blockchain platforms — Corda. Few months back, one of my colleague challenged us for a LinkedIn viral question “Explain Blockchain in 10 words.” Now that i have found it , i can swiftly find my way whenever i […]

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