The Toad to Wigan Pier wrote:4 Hard Computer Science
What is it like to be a Batman? wrote:The Toad to Wigan Pier wrote:4 Hard Computer Science
What exactly does "hard computer science" entail? Presumably tossups on Half-Life don't count, and presumably stuff like flip-flops do, but what about a tossup on, like, C++? Or PSPACE? Or Turing machines? Or von Neumann architecture?
(I'm definitely interested, especially if this ever gets mirrored somewhere closer to me than Chicago.)
Cheynem wrote:These questions seemed like much fun although I would say for the benefit of the poor readers, the questions at times seemed excessively long--obviously side events should get a little leeway, but massive questions which arguably only one or two people in any given field will get did not always seem like the best idea. That said, there were all kinds of exciting clues and I had fun reading it.
Round five's tiebreaker has an erroneous clue that can be pretty easily corrected if one looks at the question before reading it.
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