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Danielle Rommel

A New Kind of eSport: Livecoding Championship Live from the Wolfram Technology Conference 2018

October 16, 2018 — Danielle Rommel, Director of Outreach and Communications, Public Relations

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Join us Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 9:30–11:30pm CT for an exciting adventure in livecoding! During our annual Wolfram Technology Conference, we put our internal experts and guests to the test. Coding questions ranging from physics to pop culture, image processing to visualizations, and all other things challenging will be posed to participants live.

Who will take home the trophy belt this year? A senior developer from our Machine Learning group? A high-school kid with serious coding chops? You? Now in its third year, the Wolfram Livecoding Championship promises to be bigger and better than ever. The event is concurrently livestreamed on Twitch and YouTube Live, so if you’re not able to be here in person, we’d love to see you on the stream. The livestream will also be available on Stephen Wolfram’s Twitch channel, with a special livestreamed introduction from Stephen himself. See last year’s competition and get a taste of what the event has to offer:

Top coders

New this year will be running commentary on competitors’ progress as they each take their own unique approach to problem solving, highlighting the depth and breadth of possibilities in the Wolfram Language.

Stay tuned for more competitions, and we hope to see you there!

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