Archive for November, 2007

The Google Code Jam is a contest sponsored by Google that has run for 4 years. Until now it has been hosted by TopCoder but they appear to be changing from that format and running it all by themselves. There is a “beta” contest running on November 15 for the new system: you can sign […]

Coding Games


I heard that a fellow UW student, who happens to be taking my game theory course this term, won a Rock-Paper-Scissors contest! You can see his explanation for his winning strategy here. It would be worth mentioning that he didn’t actually sit around and wiggle his hand thousands of times, but rather it was a […]