November 23, 2016
Machine Learning In very simple terms, Machine Learning is about training or teaching computers to take decisions or actions without explicitly programming them. For example, whenever you read a tweet or movie review, you can figure out if the views expressed are positive or negative, but, can you teach a computer to determine the sentiment […]
November 23, 2016
You are probably using machine learning a number of times in a day without even noticing. For instance, whenever you check your mail box, a spam filter saves you from going through spam messages. And that is because it has learned how to distinguish between spam and non-spam mails. That is Machine Learning (ML). To […]
November 22, 2016
The power of Open Source is the power of the people.  The people rule                                                               - Philippe Kahn (the creator of world’s first camera phone) […]
November 20, 2016
Tech hiring has become a competitive affair these days. Like racers vying for pole position at a Grand Prix—tech firms are trying to outdo each other to acquire and retain the best talent. Wages or work environment, competition is evident. With globalization, the fortunes of the Indian Economy underwent a marked change in the last […]
November 18, 2016
HackerEarth conducted an annual Collegiate Cup for all programming enthusiasts across the globe, looking for the best programmers. The contest had five rounds, where teams of three from any part of the world could participate for the coveted title and prize. Round 1: Let the game begin Held on September 3, 2016, the first round […]
November 16, 2016
NSA whistleblower in exile, Edward Snowden, talks about how FBI could have reviewed 650K emails in less than 8 days! @jeffjarvis Drop non-responsive To:/CC:/BCC:, hash both sets, then subtract those that match. Old laptops could do it in minutes-to-hours. — Edward Snowden (@Snowden) November 7, 2016 Snowden says the FBI could have used hashing to […]
November 16, 2016
  In 1970, John Horton Conway came up with an algorithm, often termed the “Doomsday Algorithm.” (Though it had no relation to December 21, 2012 — the predicted doomsday) to quickly calculate the day of a week without resorting to anything but a few calculations in your head. (It is easy to memorize, so don’t […]
November 15, 2016
Many young programmers scour the web trying to find answers to this question: How to study Algorithm and Data structure? Certainly, a good place to start... But I believe a more relevant question would be this: What are algorithms and data structures, and why should I study them? Let’s start with this motivating quote: “Every […]
November 15, 2016
At  HackerEarth, we regularly host hackathons and frequently discover awesome hacks that can be game-changers across industries. Presenting Project H—one of the best hacks from the Digital India Hackathon conducted by ACM, India in association with HackerEarth. Read on to learn more about this real-life VR application. What is Project H? Aimed at solving problems […]
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 […]