November 21st, 2013, 07:05 AM
Facebook Hacker Cup - fall 2014
Friends, Comrades and Colleagues!
Have you noticed or remembered that Facebook Hacker Cup starts this weekend (21st of November 2014).
It is not as ugly as it sounds. Participants have about 3 days to solve one or several tasks (each task could be solved in roughly 1 hour). Solutions are not checked - instead one only needs to download test data, process them with written solution and then upload back again.
Tasks are somewhat algorithms-related, but at first rounds they are simple enough to be solved even by school pupils and typical industrial programmers. It is funny enough according to my experience.
Of course some T-shirts and some money are announced.