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Perfect Project Euler Again

Perfect Project Euler Again
Thanks to the summer hiatus on Project Euler problem creation, I was able to catch back up! Still lacking a ‘Gold medal’, but I’ve never even started a problem before at least one person had already solved it. Maybe I will try to be ready right when a problem is posted some time.   I thought I would brush up on my Pytho [...]

Round 1A – Pseudominion Busted ...

Round 1A – Pseudominion Busted Me #GoogleCodeJam
Hmmm… Google code jam really took it to me in Round 1A.  I thought I would be clever and use strategy to get into the top 1000. I knew my strengths and weaknesses. Weakness- only a month of programming experience and in Python (which doesn’t execute as fast as C++), so speed is not my friend Strength- problem solving ability So, a [...]