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Hannes Wins! 7

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Hannes Wins! In the final minutes all the secret tricks, squirreled away for the last desperate sprint, come flying into the daylight at last. We saw strong finishes from Sergey Y., Yi Cao, Abhisek Ukil, and srach. But in the end, Hannes Naudé prevailed, closing the contest with a smashing blow that... read more >>

Tuesday Longevity Prize Winner! 1

Posted by Helen Chen,

Tuesday Longevity Prize Winner! News flash – Ned has just declared Alan Chalker the winner of the Tuesday Longevity Prize, with Yi Cao coming in a close second. Congratulations to Alan (and his Auto Tweeker) for winning another mini-contest!There’s about an hour left in this season’s contest. I’ve already been hearing through the grape... read more >>

Mid-Contest Analysis 3

Posted by Helen Chen,

Mid-Contest Analysis Last night, while many of you were coming up with new strategies for approaching this contest, Ned was busy looking at past submissions. Take a look at his thoughts in the Mid-Contest Analysis.  There is a Japanese version available as well. Just one more day to go!  Enjoy! Helen ... read more >>

Follow the Leader with Twitter 2

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Follow the Leader with Twitter If you use Twitter, you’ll want to see who the latest leader is with our ContestLeaders Twitter feed. Matt’s rigged it up so you can follow a link directly back to the entry in question. For instance, at this very moment the leader is Amitabh Verma’s Midnight Oil Burner3, and... read more >>

Smaller Than One Thousand 5

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Smaller Than One Thousand Alan Chalker, another old friend of the contest, is our winner for the K-Node Challenge, with one of his many entries named Node Tweak (id 2907). I suspect Alan is relieved not to have to give unique names to his entries anymore, since his most recent 200 entries have a... read more >>

The K-Node Challenge 11

Posted by Ned Gulley,

The K-Node Challenge The Tuesday Longevity Prize has been announced, but for this afternoon, we’ll add another quick contest. The current leader of the contest has grown to almost 500 lines of code and some 16,000 characters of text. From MATLAB’s point of view, that equates to a parse tree with around 3500... read more >>

Badges! 3

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Badges! We’re now using badges to acknowledge who’s winning which prizes. So far, there are only five badges, one for each of the mini-contests we’ve completed so far. Over time, we’ll add the badges that correspond to prizes over previous contests, but for now they’ll just apply to this contest. To... read more >>

Weekend Winners

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Weekend Winners The weekend is over, and we have winners for the Saturday Leap and Sunday Push prizes. As of this writing, we have just over 2500 entries to the overall contest, and it’s remarkable to see how much of that action came over the weekend. There were some amazing back-and-forth battles... read more >>

Stats are up and running 3

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Stats are up and running We’re still tuning things with this new interface, but Matt’s got the statistics page fired up. You can now see lots of good data on who’s doing what. Unfortunately, the links to the individual entries don’t work yet (they’re still using the old link structure), but we’ll get that sorted... read more >>

Mike Russell is the Early Bird

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Mike Russell is the Early Bird The scores are all in, and we can now say that Mike Russell wins the Early Bird prize for his entry Picture Quality Enhance 7-14. You can see from the diff that a few modifications to Oliver’s earlier Twilight winner did the trick. Oliver set a blistering pace early on, but... read more >>

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