Endagorion's blog

By Endagorion, history, 13 months ago, In English

Heya! I'm going to stream my performance during ICPC Challenge 2020 on my Youtube channel. I'm not great at marathon-style but I'll see what I can do.

I know this is a competition with prizes which you generally can not stream, but ICPC people seem to be okay with this (in fact this wasn't my idea in the first place), so there you go. I still feel a bit weird about this, so I won't try to explain anything I do (help yourself and try to read my code if you want lol). To make it a little less boring, I'm down to talk to everyone in the chat. Drop by and say hello! Unless you want to focus on the competition of course.

Also check out the official Day Zero stream. GL&HF!

 
 
 
 
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This seems very weird, no? Considering that if you end up in the prizes list (very likely), there could be people who end up getting prizes just copying your solution and maybe randomizing it a bit?

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    I don't think it's going to be very easy to copy the solution. That said, I wouldn't be doing this if I was not encouraged by organizers. I confirmed that it's okay with them multiple times.

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    It's quite difficult to copy source code from the stream

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    It is indeed very wierd, that's exactly the reason I as a Live Broadcast organizer reached out to endagorion to see is he is okay with that. This is definitely an experimental exception to the non-communication rule, but we would like to explore that opportunity.

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      Well, I think you won't be surprised by my question then: can I stream it too?

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        Hi Errichto?How are you?There are a lot of fans of yours in my college....

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        As I already said, I would like to keep it to just one stream this time. As to why endagorion specifically -- having World Finals host coach as part of live broadcast is a great opportunity to highlight efforts that MIPT put into organizing the event.

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          That makes sense, thanks.

          also, to The_mysterio and others: please don't spam unrelated blogs.

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    You are making some really weird assumptions. Being good in algorithmic contests have little to do with marathons. I don't want to offend Endagorion but it's not like he is known for marathon performances. So I doubt he could win prizes even if he tried his best, but here (I think) he won't take the competition very seriously and will focus on chat more.

    On the other hand, Errichto or tourist streaming will be much more dangerous because they are both known for marathons.

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      None taken, it's true I'll probably won't win anything. I'll try to solve the problem seriously though.