ItsNear's blog

By ItsNear, history, 4 months ago, In English,

Hi,

Wanted to remind the community that we host a project

http://r-nn.com

Where we pay people for rewriting problem statements from online judges into short concise form. Most of the people who participate in the project today average between $10 and $12 per hour.

We use those rewritten statements to teach machines solve competitive programming problems.

We especially need people who can read Japanese or Romanian!

There's another way you can help tremendously with our effort. We need as many solutions from websites that do not make the submissions public. If you can share with us your account on Timus, SPOJ, e-olymp, acmp.ru, COJ, or any other website on which solutions can be seen after logging in, that would help a lot with our research (in case of COJ you can just download all your solutions on the website in one click and share the downloaded archive).

So far around 20 CodeForces users shared with us their accounts, thanks a lot to all of them!

 
 
 
 
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I did not believe that something like this: "We use those rewritten statements to teach machines solve competitive programming problems." will ever happen.

Once you manage to create a bot, which wins cf round, it means that:

1) Programmers are not needed anymore.

2) Probably humans are not needed anymore as machines will be able to solve every problem much better, create better machines, etc.

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    There's a lot of states between "computers can't solve any competitive programming problems at all" and "programmers are not needed anymore".

    We won't solve all the problems immediately -- we start with the most basic ones, and even as we progress with the complexity of what we can solve, programmers do way more than just write short snippets of code, so they are safe for a little while.

    (though I'm a big believer that many programmers will indeed be replaced within less than five years from now).

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Do you mind to provide an example of such rewritten statement of some problem here?

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May I also bring back the community to my messenger bot project.

Up to this moment, it has perfected the use of curse words and is currently learning chat opening lines depending on the collocutor's gender. Let me remind you that I will never publish your chats/passwords/whatever, I need your account just for learning purposes.

I don't have money to pay you but I think we all know that the best reward is the pleasure of providing help to those who need it. Now, give me your facebook password, please!

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    Can't agree more, this seems fake as fuck. There is no guarantee, at least.

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At now, site don't working by https

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    Yeah, I renewed certificate couple days before it was supposed to expire. Not sure if it's taking time to get updated, or if I need to take some action on my side, will research it further.

    For now HTTP seems to be working fine.

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      If you manage the server yourself, you should receive a new file with an updated certificate which then should be uploaded to the server instead of the old one.

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        Thanks, Figured it out eventually.

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How to join this project?

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    The link is right at the beginning of the post. Then click "register"

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Has anyone received money through this? is this a scam or not?

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    i received money 4 times.

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    It's not a scam , i've already recieved 40$ through it.

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    Less of a scam than an unrated user registered a short time ago.

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I messed up the DNS, and it will take a day or so for correct changes to propagate.

In the meantime the service is still available via its IP: http://13.88.29.62:8000/login

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Hi. Is the job offer still available?