MikeMirzayanov's blog

By MikeMirzayanov, 3 years ago, translation, In English

Hello!

This blog post is about the end of the crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the 8th anniversary of Codeforces. Everything worked out. Hooray!

For us, it is very important to support not only in terms of the collected budget, but as a powerful indicator that Codeforces is important to you. It was very pleasant to read words of gratitude and congratulations. Thank you!

We received more than 1000 donations from community members from around the world. For 45 days we've collected more than $60000 dollars. The collected funds will allow us to continue to move forward, to please you with new contests and improvements of the system.

I am happy to report that starting in May 2018, we will be able to slightly increase rewards for problem writers.

Round type USD Rubles
Div 1 + Div 2 $250+*$150=$400 26000 rub
Div 2 $125+*$75=$200 13000 rub

We tie the money paid in rubles to the Central Bank of Russia exchange rate, rounded to the closest sum in rubles divisible by 5 (according to the rules of mathematical rounding). The table shows the values that were up-to-date when this post was published. An asterisk marks the bonus that is given if the round is prepared in time and without major issues in problems.

In addition, the collected funds will help to increase a reward of the problem coordinators KAN and [user:gritikan]! Guys, you're doing a very important job, thank you for that!

Improvement of Codeforces hardware has already been launched, which will help improve the stability of the system and keep up with the growth of the audience.

To all those of you who are expecting a gift from us (certificate, T-shirt, hoodie), I remind that it is necessary to fill in or update the information in the profile about the delivery address. Please do not delay this!

Thank you again for your support!

MikeMirzayanov

 
 
 
 
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Improvement of Codeforces hardware has already been launched

Does that means more tests in the first problems of educational rounds? Or growth quickly eats all new hardware?

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    worried of machines taking your job?

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    Perhaps the first case will be launched in a few rounds. Launching or not, however, I'm afraid the second case will be the aftermath.

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Thanks a lot Mike for this codeforces platform for contestant like us. It won't be this easy to get better in programming if codeforces wouldn't exist.

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Hello Mike please give me higher contribution. Much love from America, the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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we feel lucky , thankyou too for arrange the contest for us.

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You earned it!

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Expecting 3 or more contests in a week in my summer vacations!!

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    The human factor (Problem setters) is the main drawback here... It's tough to create a contest with good problems.