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Q&A Session with Md Mahbubul Hasan
Codeforces Bangladesh #1
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Hello everyone! I am Md Mahbubul Hasan from Bangladesh. I entered competitive programming world probably back in 2003 when I was in class 10. Unfortunately tutorials, editorials etc was not much available back then. Even there was not much of online competitions, except some regular monthly or bi-weekly contest at UVa, specially during the end of a year. It was difficult to access TopCoder from our country, even in 2005, because of slow internet and load shedding issues. We went to ACM ICPC World Finals in 2008 and 2009. Since then I am no longer devoted in programming contest as full time. But somehow I managed to float around in the same level through out the time. It was wonderful to compete with/against multi generation of contestants from our country. Nowadays I mostly take part in annual competitions where there is tshirt as prize. Even if it is not by performance, my luck does not disappoint me winning them in lottery!
Personally I have very low capacity hard disk (can't recognize people, can't recall names, even if you give me some problem which I solved a few days ago there is high probability that I would...
I participated in the International Olympiad in Informatics way back in 2009 (Bulgaria) and 2010 (Canada). I got a bronze medal in the first, and a silver in the latter. I was really aiming for a gold, especially the second time around. But alas, it was not to be.
The main feeling I remember during the contest is me...
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Member of the month: Kuntal Majumder
Hello everyone! I wanted to take some time to appreciate the contributions by Kuntal Majumder. Over the last month or so, he has written hints to many problems, posted his GitHub repository with all his solutions, and had interesting discussions with a bunch of you.
Kudos Kuntal! Thanks for your contributions, and keep them coming. 🙂