November 17, 2015
What does it take for huge organizations to process large chunks of data or to perform critical tasks? Apart from extra amazing programmers they need superfast machines with massive computing capabilities. Thanks to Gene Amdahl, the world got introduced to such effective systems called the mainframe computers that take care of every critical task for […]
November 5, 2015
Hackathons have long been much talked about events, they have been established as superior tests of wit. With over 100s of participants, amazing prizes up for grabs and soaring competition, the hackathon is a great ground for ideas and innovation. Hackathons are usually accompanied with lots of excitement and stress levels are high too, owing […]
October 31, 2015
Hackathons were first introduced in 1999 by OpenBSD. A few months later, Sun microsystems conducted another hackathon and took the concept forward. 16 years and several thousands of  hackathons later, the history of hackathons takes pride in giving some great products to the world. GroupMe, Docracy, Zaarly are some of the great products built at […]
October 15, 2015
For the longest time, game developers have been part of a closed community, mostly working for select organizations, specific target audience and on set technologies. Recent years have seen the community grow. The industry witnessed a sea of change with the smartphone revolution. Current scenario? The possibilities are endless. With games like Farmville, Angry Birds, […]
October 14, 2015
“Engineers build the world” This doesn’t mean that everyone who’s qualified to be an engineer does so. Engineering is a mindset. A mindset that solves problems. A mindset that innovates. A mindset that has fun while doing so. All this makes a great engineer. This is what the Hacker means - a fantastic engineer. And […]
October 11, 2015
There isn’t much time left for the regional level of ACM ICPC coding contest. It is the most prestigious contest globally, and considering the exposure and charisma that it holds, as one nears the timelines, stress levels increase and one tends to doubt their preparation. We at HackerEarth, understand this and conduct a 5-hour practice […]
October 9, 2015
  Hacker! What is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear this word? Security systems penetrated, important information stolen or some other type of cyber crime. However, let’s pause for a moment and think , what comes to our mind when we read “10 life hacks you must know” or “5 relationship […]
September 18, 2015
Few people know of it, but Vivek and I had started working on HackerEarth even before we graduated from college. To be specific we were working on MyCareerStack, but few things that we did during that time laid the foundation for HackerEarth. I graduated and moved to Bangalore in July 2012 to work at Google. […]
August 27, 2015
  To the uninitiated, the word Linux is synonymous with open source. This is because Linux, an open source OS had rose to prominence. This is marked as one of the most important event of the free and open source revolution. OSes built on the Linux kernel run a huge chunk of today’s computing world. It’s […]
August 24, 2015
  "The Secret lives of Hackathon junkies" The above link was intentionally put there. This article has been shared by many prominent hackathon goers. Being in the business of hackathons, I had to know what this was about. The article is the experience of a journalist who was a part of a week long hackathon. […]