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Topcoder and IBM Partner to Bring Watson to the Topcoder Community
Topcoder has been the leader in crowdsourced development and data science for more than 15 years, and during that time we’ve seen a steadily increasing customer demand for cognitive computing capabilities: artificial intelligence, data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, and image and pattern recognition. The Topcoder Community has always been at the forefront of these
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The SpaceNet Challenge: help us to harness machine learning to make maps more current and complete
*This article first appeared on DigitalGlobe and was written by Todd Bacastow. If you plan on competing in The SpaceNet Challenge join us on Youtube Live on 11/10 at 9 AM eastern for an expert discussion hosted by Topcoder and team members from SpaceNet. This discussion will help you better prepare for the upcoming challenge! We recently launched SpaceNet on AWS, an open corpus of training data
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News Item: Wipro Acquires Appirio
Topcoder has always been about innovation. Our goal for the last 15 years has been to disrupt the norm to bring about positive change through technology and to leave a lasting impression on the people, processes, and industries we touch. Our journey continues this week. With the Appirio acquisition, Topcoder is now part of Wipro, a $7.7B global IT leader. We are excited about the potential this
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First-Time TCO16 Sponsor, Blizzard Entertainment
We are excited to announce first-time sponsor, Blizzard Entertainment and they are hiring Topcoder members! Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of software entertainment titles such as the record-breaking Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and Overwatch. Blizzard offers its online gaming service that enables millions of players around the world
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1 Million Members Strong
In almost 15 years exactly, the Topcoder Community has reached an epic milestone - we have reached the two-comma club! That’s right, our member-base has reached the 7 digit mark and we now have over one million Designers, Developers, Data Scientists, and Competitive Programmers! As for my story, although I started working here at Topcoder one year ago, I was a customer of the platform for two
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Topcoder Members of the Month – February 2016
It's time to announce our Members of the Month! Each month, members from our community are spotlighted for their accomplishments. Please congratulate the following winners for the month of February, winning for their accomplishments in December! Design: Won $4175 in 6 challenges Development: Four wins for $4,500 Algorithm: Gained 336 ratings points within all 3 December
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NASA + Topcoder Team-Up on an Advanced Robotics Algorithm Challenge
In 2013 Topcoder had the privilege of working on the 1st Robonaut Challenge where we tasked the community with teaching Robonaut how to recognize several buttons and switches state and location on the taskboard by using real and simulated imagery. The New NASA Algorithm Challenge for Topcoder In this exciting follow on data science match, Robonaut 2 (“R2”), a humanoid robot that operates both
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TOPCODER: EVOLUTION OF A BRAND
There’s no better time than the start of a new year to look back at where we’ve come from and ahead to where we’re going. And as I think about my own experience with Topcoder over the past few years, a favorite quote comes to mind: the journey is the destination. It reminds me that I need to stop and enjoy the journey. It’s been over two years that I’ve been with Topcoder, and in that
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Welcome to 2016!
Happy new year to all of you and welcome to Topcoder 2016! This is my first post to the community and I’m very excited to talk about where we are and what’s in store. As an introduction, I became the President of Topcoder in 2015 after having worked closely with the team for the past several years. I helped get Cloudspokes kickstarted in Appirio and have a strong passion for Crowdsourcing and
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Topcoder Weekly: Video Update – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Hola Topcoders! As December's foggy freeze grips some of us across the globe, TC Weekly stays forever sunny with some amazing Topcoder news and updates! This week’s episode comes to us from the lawn of the White House as U.S. President (or at least a somewhat decent impersonator of) Barack Obama joins TC Weekly!!! Crazy right?... Right??? Anyway, watch, learn, and be entertained below as we
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