Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Nerd News: Facebook Hacker Cup 2012

Little behind on news, but this should be of interest to a lot of Nerds.

Source and full story:

What: An annual algorithmic programming contest open to engineers from around the world.

Where: Three online rounds with the finals at Facebook's headquarters in California.

When: Registration opens January 4, 2012 with the three online rounds occurring throughout January 2012. World finals to follow.

Finals: We'll pay to fly and accommodate the top 25 hackers from the third online round out to our campus.

Prizes: Of course! $5,000 USD and title as world champion to the top hacker, $2,000 for second place, $1,000 for third, and $100 for fourth through 25th. Awesome t-shirts for the top 100 hackers coming out of the second online round.

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