Community

August 1, 2017
If you think about it, your business is actually a community of sorts. And, if you do it right, your brand can create a community of ardent followers. If it thrives, you can expect tremendous business growth. Creating a viral, self-sustaining strategy Companies like Google and Facebook are open sourcing their core platform libraries for […]
March 30, 2017
Perhaps a post on these programming languages needs no fore ward. But then again, for the skeptics who are rooting for Go and Swift, here’s a little bit of background that reinforces the fact that despite not being the most popular ones today, these object-oriented languages still form the base for many applications. Why bother […]
March 23, 2017
Silicon Valley has been upbeat about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for a while now. But it appears that USA is not the only one riding this wave. Rest of the world, including India, has been creating a stir in these fields as well. Although it is hard to predict how many Oculus devices or […]
March 17, 2017
Toward the end of 2016, Google DeepMind made their machine learning platform, DeepMind Lab, publicly available. Despite warnings from experts like Professor Stephen Hawking, Google’s decision to expose its software to other developers is part of a movement to further develop the capabilities of machine learning. They aren’t the only ones though. Facebook made its […]
March 1, 2017
“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science of how to get machines to do the things they do in the movies.”- Astro Teller Do you remember HAL 9000- the know-all machine, Baymax- the personal healthcare robot, Ava- the human looking robot, and WALL-E- the cleaning robot? I am sure you do. After all, they are famous […]
February 28, 2017
"What is imagination?...It is a God-like, a noble faculty. It renders earth tolerable; it teaches us to live, in the tone of the eternal." - Ada Lovelace to Charles Babbage When Charles Babbage, in 1837, proposed a ”Fully programmable machine” which would be later called an Analytical engine, not even the government who seed-funded his […]
February 1, 2017
Do you know SixDegrees.com was the first social network site which allowed the user to create a profile and connect? In a world of 7 billion people, it seems hard to believe that the Six degrees of Separation theory contend that we are all connected to each other by six or fewer acquaintances. For example, […]
December 8, 2016
We’ve got camps arguing that where you go to college makes all the difference, and then we’ve got the opposition who insist that this choice is not some “sweeping judgment” of your ability. I remember this line from a New York Times blog post: Shiny diplomas from shiny schools help. They do, don’t they? However […]
November 15, 2016
We get a lot valuable suggestions from our users on how we can make their experience of coding better on HackerEarth. One of them was support of Vim and Emacs in the code editor, and I am thrilled to share that our code editor now supports both the modes. With a single setting button you […]
October 12, 2016
When we started building HackerEarth, we had one mission on our minds–to help you become a better programmer. 4 years and a million users later, we feel we’re on our way to achieving what we set out to do. Last year, we took another baby step towards our goal. We launched a new initiative called […]