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Old 03-02-2015, 05:21 PM   #1
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LXer: Online programming contests are overrated


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Criticisms about online programming contests and algorithm-focused interviews

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Old 03-02-2015, 07:02 PM   #2
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In my decade of experience, I have seen more performance problems due to poor choice of datastructures or unnecessary I/O, than due to poor selection of algorithms.
Because your foundation was laid by people who selected the right algorithms. Duh.

I'm surprised a blog entry like this got aggregated.

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