How did you get to where you are today in the programming world?
One day I found my job not challenging enough, so I looked at programming competitions online and stumbled upon a website called Topcoder, it has been a turning point in my career.
What is your best strategy for solving tough marathon problems?
Focusing on getting a good enough understanding of the problem before committing to an approach.
What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?
Meeting friends, visiting a new place in the US, and maybe this time getting some good results in a final.
Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.
Being selected for 5 TCO finals.
If you wrote your own coder profile, what would it say?
"Better at writing code than profiles"
Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?
I enjoy skydiving (started last year).
We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.
How do you feel about the TCO18 Finals?
How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?
What is your spirit animal?
What's the weather like at your house right now?
What are your hobbies?
🎲, 💻+🎮, 🛩+☂, 🎞, 🍻