A Map That Tracks Everything: Blockchain-based mapping hopes to replace GPS. Can it be trusted?

in blockchain •  last month 

Cryptocurrencies have had a rough year. Bitcoin has crashed more than 75 percent since its peak, and its competitors are faring no better. Even if the bubble has burst on non-fiat currency, the technology underlying those coins, the blockchain—which offers a way to record and validate transactions without a central authority, such as a bank or government—still excites many speculators outside finance.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/11/can-blockchain-maps-replace-gps/576985/

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