An interview with Psyho

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How did you get into programming?

I wanted to make games, I failed.

Which IDE do you use and why?

Notepad++ / VIsual Studio. Best lightweight editor / IDE that I used. Not worth it to search for other options.

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you within the Topcoder community?

[We had to remove this response due to inappropriate language]

If you could go head to head with another algorithm or marathon competitor, who would you want to compete against and why?

Snapdragon in video games.

Tell us about an achievement that you are most proud of.

Me no proud.

Best music album to code to?

Any hard/progressive trance set will do.

What books do you recommend?


Tabs or spaces?


We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.

How do you feel about the TCO17 Finals?


How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?


What is your spirit animal?


What's the weather like at your house right now?


What are your hobbies?



Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Meituan Dianping

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