Information

Contest Town

Everyone likes a challenge. How about a contest? If you like to flex your muscle, why not join us here at Contest Town. You'll find some challenging contests to write code for. And, you may find some excellent prizes, as well. Come on in and show us

Members: 9
Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2010

Prizes for Contest Town winners...

Contest Town is a new group on Codetown. We just had our first contest at the beginning of the year. The winning entry is amazing. This group is destined to be a popular one and we're looking for sponsors for upcoming contests. You choose the prize. Cambridge sponsored the first contest and the winner, Eric Lavigne received $50.

The next contest is a challenging one. Here's the blurb:

Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) is a fascinating way to run an election. The basic idea is that voters rank the candidates and the votes for the least popular candidate are automatically moved to the remaining candidates until one is selected winner.

Ready for the challenge? Code up a solution in your favorite language by midnight Sunday, Febreary 14th, Eastern Standard Time. Submit it to contest at codetown dot us. Also, post the link or code on this Discussion so the group can see it. We're allowing a little more time for this contest, so the results will be judged by...you! A poll will be posted in Contest Town so you can vote for your favorite app. Maybe we can use IRV to decide?

The winner will receive ... This contest is sponsored by Your Company Name... company phrase, NPR style goes here...something catchy but understated.

I thought I'd give you the first shot at being a sponsor. Codetown now has over 500 members. Please let me know if you're interested...

All the best,

Mike

Discussion Forum

Instant Runoff Voting - Contest #2 19 Replies

Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) is a fascinating way to run an election. The basic idea is that voters rank the candidates and the votes for…Continue

Tags: Instant Runoff Voting, IRV, contest

Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Dan Lackey Apr 5, 2010.

Apps for Healthy Kids

On President Obama’s first full day in office, he called for recommendations to make the Federal Government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative. Through the…Continue

Tags: usda, contest

Started by Michael Levin Apr 4, 2010.

Wari - Contest #1 12 Replies

Senegal is a land of magic and mystery. People there use their heads for recreation! How? Well, here's an example. The photo you see above is a game called Wari I got in Kaolack, Senegal. I went to…Continue

Tags: contest, wari

Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Lamine Ba Feb 17, 2010.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Contest Town to add comments!

 

Members (9)

 
 
 

Happy 10th year, JCertif!

Notes

Welcome to Codetown!

Codetown is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of Codetown as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Codetown has room for all of your friends.

When you create a profile for yourself you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or picture and…
Continue

Created by Michael Levin Dec 18, 2008 at 6:56pm. Last updated by Michael Levin May 4, 2018.

Looking for Jobs or Staff?

Check out the Codetown Jobs group.

 

Enjoy the site? Support Codetown with your donation.



InfoQ Reading List

Google Introduces Gemma, a New Open Source AI Model for Developers

Google announced the launch of Gemma, a new open source AI model. Developed using the technology that underpinned Google's Gemini AI models, Gemma aims to provide developers with advanced tools to create AI applications conscientiously.

By Daniel Dominguez

Baseline OpenAI end-to-end Chat Reference Architecture

Microsoft published the baseline OpenAI end-to-end chat reference architecture. This baseline contains information about components, flows and security. There are also details about performance, monitoring and deployment guidance. Microsoft also prepared the reference implementation to deploy and run the solution.

By Robert Krzaczyński

State of FinOps 2024: Reducing Waste and Embracing AI

In the 2024 State of FinOps survey, Engineering Enablement has been replaced by a focus on cost and waste reduction. This shows maturity of FinOps as the persona getting the most value from FinOps remains the engineer. The confluence of AI and FinOps observability aims to optimise cloud spend visibility and improve insights into early AI experimentation, as well as sustainability goals.

By Rafiq Gemmail

Java News Roundup: JDK 22 RC2, Multiple Releases in the Spring Ecosystem, Payara Platform

This week's Java roundup for February 19th, 2024 features news highlighting: JDK 22 in release candidate 2, the February 2024 edition of the Payara Platform, numerous milestone and point releases in the Spring ecosystem, multiple releases of Apache Tomcat and Log4j and Gradle 8.7-RC1.

By Michael Redlich

Vue 3.4 Released, Minimizes Reactive Computations, Speeds up Template Parsing

The Vue team recently released Vue 3.4. The new release features a new template parser that claims to be twice as fast and a more efficient reactivity system that reduces unnecessary component re-renders.

By Bruno Couriol

© 2024   Created by Michael Levin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service