In the Olympics of Algorithms, a Russian Keeps Winning Gold

“He is Petr Mitrichev, a 27-year-old Russian who works on Google’s search engine and earned his champion’s title in competitive programming, a sport where hackers write computer code in pursuit of cash prizes, travel opportunities, and a deep fulfillment unattainable anywhere else…”

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/428610/in-the-olympics-of-algorithms-a-russian-keeps/

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