An interview with tomerun

Read about our TCO18 Finalists.
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Marathon

How did you get to where you are today in the programming world?

I learned computer science with programming competitions.

What is your best strategy for solving tough marathon problems?

Experiment, visualize and measure everything

What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?

Exciting competition

Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.

I continue to enjoy competing in marathon matches for 10 years.

If you wrote your own coder profile, what would it say?

Slow but steady

Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?

(physical) marathon

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?

🤔

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