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MINDS + MACHINES 2016 #GEMM16
Can you hack the industry of the future?   GE’s asking you to do so at Minds + Machines. What is Minds + Machines? This Tuesday marks the opening of GE’s premier Minds + Machines Conference, an event dedicated to software, innovation and the most powerful digital industrial outcomes. This annual gathering convenes a global community of GE customers, developers, partners, industry
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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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Crowdsourcing Experts Event at TCO: Leaders Focused on Scaling Crowdsourcing
Five or more years ago, most organizations were looking to crowdsourcing solely for bottom-line cost cutting efficiencies. More recently, top enterprises and agencies shifted to using crowdsourcing to accelerate top-line, revenue producing services and products. Now, the focus of crowdsourcing is using it to gain tremendous scale. We are bringing together leading crowdsourcing practitioners to
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Booz Allen Hamilton + Topcoder Hit SXSW to Discuss Open Platforms, Smart Cities, and Crowdsourcing
SXSW is a madhouse, but in a good way. The music blares, the parties rage, and the technology conversations going on are legitimate. For anyone attending for the first time or participating in some fashion, but looking to stand out, good luck; that can be hard to achieve! Unless of course you have that ‘secret’ ingredient that has stood the test of time. Through all the tweets, live streams,
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Join the TCO Committee!
The Topcoder Open (TCO) Committee is a small group of members who have a special interest in our annual community tournament, the Topcoder Open. They will act as the liaison between the community and Topcoder staff, bringing any ideas and feedback to the forefront with regards to the event. Committee members will brainstorm with Topcoder staff for the duration of the tournament and assist with
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The 2016 Topcoder Open Has begun!
Are you ready to earn some TCO16 points? We are excited to announce the start of the 2016 Topcoder Open! Starting today, you have the chance to earn TCO16 points in four competition tracks, including F2F, which we’re bringing back! Tracks include: Development First2Finish (F2F) UI Design UI Prototype In the coming months, we’ll be announcing the details of the Algorithm and Marathon
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Dogs, Ping Pong, and TCO15 – San Francisco Regional Recap
June 20th, 2015 is a day that will live in topcoder history, as it was the first ever TCO regional event in the United States. Just the second regional event overall (the first one being in Russia), this one was held in San Francisco at MemSQL Headquarters. The first time walking into the building, I ran into the company’s dog, Batman. At this point, I already knew this was going to be a cool
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TCO15 News and Information
This year, I celebrate ten years of being part of the Topcoder community; ten years of TCOs and countless other tournaments. As I’ve said many times over the years, I’ve come to love the community at Topcoder like family. I know I have friends all over the world who would open their homes to me and I understand how much this community means to many of you. The Topcoder community is huge! We
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Update on our $500,000 SunShot Challenge Series!
Topcoder is hosting the SunShot Catalyst initiative from February 13th to April 17th. SunShot teams participating in the DOE/NREL sponsored initiative have $25K each for a total of $500k in 8 weeks. During the first two weeks of competition we will have nearly $100k of prize money to be won. This update, is about where you come in. Calling All Designers! As we begin our kickoff meetings
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Come Compete in the SuperAwesome Cloud API Mashathon Sponsored by Facebook
Our Topcoder Open is right around the corner (November 16-19 at Pier 48 near AT&T Park in San Francisco) so we are inviting all developers to come participate in our $20K SuperAwesome Cloud API Mashathon Sponsored by Facebook! Take a look at the Topcoder Open Mashathon page for complete information but if you are not familiar with mashathon here’s the tldr. The Mashathon is all about fun,
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