An interview with NightWolf

Read about our TCO17 Finalists.
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How has Topcoder changed your life?

Now I work remotely and have much more free time.

Do you have a favorite Topcoder customer or project? If so, which customer or project?

John Hancock, WWF

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

There was a lot of fun in the pub we went to on the final day of TCO16 πŸ™‚

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

I won bronze medal in IOI 2005 without much preparation. Also I'm proud of becoming TCO16 and TCO17 finalist. In terms of sports, I'm proud of winning some high level karting tournaments in my country.

Best music album to code to?

Disturbed – Immortalized

Who is your favorite copilot and why (and you can't pick yourself!)?


How did you get into programming?

Started having fun with QBasic when I was in 6th grade in school.

Which IDE do you use and why?

Visual Studio. I'm just used to it πŸ™‚

What books do you recommend?

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

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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