January 24, 2016
Have you ever seen a wooden shell with a circuit board and 2 metal wheels? Maybe not, but if we ask someone from the 60s they may know that this is what the first computer mouse looked like. Today we cannot imagine our lives without a mouse; even the advent of touchpad powered computers and […]
January 19, 2016
What is the best thing that you remember about your childhood? Candy floss, the bicycle, colony park or Pinball, Dave and Mario. Over the past decades, childhood pleasures have evolved from candies to simple games to the complex ones that we play today; the game audience has also evolved from just kids to adults. I […]
January 12, 2016
December 2015 was yet another month when HackerEarth connected awesome developers with some cool jobs. December in numbers is as follows: About 115 candidates were shortlisted for a job in December 2015. Offers amounting to a total of 133 Lacs were offered across 38 open positions. Highest Salary of 30 Lacs per annum was offered. […]
January 5, 2016
The application of big data technologies in banking is highly widespread. From fraud detection and prevention, to risk management, big data is helping banking provide better service and solutions to its users. Banks are cognizant big data’s importance and are investing heavily in tech and expertise to beef up their services. American Express, for example, […]
January 4, 2016
Have you ever understood the process of learning? How you learn how to perform a particular task? How do you learn to play a musical instrument? How do you learn social convention? How do you learn to lie? Apart from humans, plants and animals possess the ability to learn. And in recent times, so have […]
December 17, 2015
There are millions of developers out there, but not everyone is same. We have identified 6 different kind of developers out there based on their habits and traits. Please note that we are not judging anyone and doubting their capabilities based on which category they belong to. In fact, we believe that a healthy mix […]
November 23, 2015
It was a Monday morning and at 11 am sharp, a billionaire walked into the HackerEarth office. This man has helped build a billion dollar company that employs close to 200,000 people. He is also the patron and leader of the world's biggest biometric identification project - AADHAAR; it has over 900 million unique IDs […]
November 18, 2015
There are about 20 major stock exchanges around the world, with each country having many more regulated stock exchanges. A large stock exchange like NASDAQ, does about 10 million trades, with over 1-2 billion shares traded every day. Movies like the Wolf of Wall Street have popularised the image of a stockbroker and their glamorous […]
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 […]