College student buys $30 of bitcoin and finds they are now worth $912k

College student buys $30 of bitcoin and finds they are now worth $912k :- The meteoric rise in bitcoin has meant that within the space of 8 years, one college student’s $30 investment turned into a forgotten $912,000windfall. Derek Mill, bought 200 bitcoins in 2009 during his research as a student for a thesis on encryption. […]

The 10 Best Linux Desktop Environments

Top 10 Best Linux Desktop Environments:- A desktop environment is a suite of tools which make it easier for you to use your computer. The components of a desktop environment include some or all of the following components: Window manager Panels Menus Widgets File Manager Browser Office Suite Text Editor Terminal Display Manager The window […]

Insertion Sort Algorithm

This is an in-place comparison-based sorting algorithm. Here, a sub-list is maintained which is always sorted. For example, the lower part of an array is maintained to be sorted. An element which is to be ‘insert’ed in this sorted sub-list, has to find its appropriate place and then it has to be inserted there. Hence […]

Sorting Algorithim

Sorting Algorithms :- Definition  In computer science, a sorting algorithm is an algorithm that puts elements of a list in a certain order. The most-used orders are numerical order and lexicographical order. Efficient sorting is important for optimising the use of other algorithms (such as search and merge algorithms) which require input data to be in sorted lists; it is also often useful for canonicalizing data and for producing human-readable output. examples of sorting […]

Breadth First Search example (BFS) – How GPS navigation works

Breadth First Search example:- There are differences in the route which I usually take and the one which GPS shows as the shortest, probably due to the algorithms used. I learned from my graph theory data structure classes that (BFS) Breadth First search example is GPS navigation and digital maps. I tried looking for the […]

Kruskal’s algorithm (Minimum spinning tree) with real life example

Kruskal’s algorithm (Minimum spinning tree) with real life example:- Most of the cable network companies use the Disjoint Set Union data structure in Kruskal’s algorithm to find the shortest path to lay cables across a city or group of cities. Which leads us to this post on the properties of Disjoint sets union and minimum spanning […]

How do giant sites like Facebook and Google check Username or Domain availability so fast?

algorithm to check availability of username and domain:- Every time you try to create a new account on any of the websites, you begin with your name and, more often than not, you get the response “Username is already taken.” Then, you add “your name + date of birth”, to realize it also has been […]

Google ALP: Create Mobile Optimized Landing Pages

The access to the internet through the mobile devices has increased a lot in the past few years. This has given rise to the responsive web designs which are far superior to the desktop websites, load quickly and specially designed for mobiles only. This means that it offers an improved user experience the people are looking for. […]