Results for: Gene Splicing

Markus is Our Contest Winner! 1

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Markus is the winner of the Gene Splicing contest. His performance improvement on MikeR‘s leading entry pulled him into first place. Congratulations! The other big movers in the final hours of the contest were Fernando and Claus Still.... read more >>

Sergey Yurgenson Wins Late Twlight, Best Result By 5 Announced

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Congratulations to Sergey Yurgenson for winning the first-ever Late Twilight. His first wins were in the last contest, where he took two contest prizes. In addition, David Jones, DrSeuss, Abhisek Ukil, and nathan q all beat the the previous best score after the twilight test suite swap.... read more >>

Back to Twilight

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

For the next 24 hours, we’re returning to Twilight. We’ve also swapped in a new hidden test suite. This is the first time we’ve tried this and are interested to know what everyone thinks. We’ll award the Late Twilight award when we re-enter Daylight at noon tomorrow.... read more >>

The Contest is Twittering 1

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

We’re always looking for ways to make the contest more interactive. We’ve started piping information out to two feeds on Twitter. Every few minutes, we’re sending the queue length and how long since we scored our last entry to conteststatus. If a new entry has taken first... read more >>

Nick Howe Wins Darkness

Posted by Matthew Simoneau,

Nick Howe truly is the prince of Darkness. For the second contest in a row, he’s had the top entry at the end of the first phase. You can read more about Nick and his contest experience in the Hall of Fame. Markus, Abhisek Ukil, Per Rutquist, and... read more >>

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