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Google Treasure Hunt 2008 – Week 3

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May be you will have to first read my previous blog on Google Treasure Hunt 2008 competition to know more on what it is all about.

The competition has now entered into 3rd week with a new and more complex puzzle, I personally feel it’s complex than previous puzzles. The third week puzzle can be accessed here.

This puzzle is more about computer networks and finding paths between two hosts.

I’ve not been successful in solving this puzzle though as the Routing data seems little cryptic to me. The problem consists of a complex network with many nodes as hosts and each having a unique IP Address. Every host has its own routing table having at least 3 entries in it and a default route. The puzzle is about given a start and end node Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28, 2008 at 8:49 pm

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Google Treasure Hunt 2008

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Here’s something for you which can persuade you to put on your thinking caps and jump into programming if you’ve been having a dull programming life till now. You may be wondering how did I come to know of this stuff, it’s very simple… I stumbled on this contest while reading Google’s official blog.

Google Australia is running this week-by-week Treasure Hunt – puzzle contest designed to test your problem-solving skills. You will be presented with four brainteasers during this program (every week a new puzzle will be posted) and first entrants to submit the correct answer to each question will entitle himself/herself to receive a prize.

Though it’s already the second week but it’s still worth to give your hand at previous puzzles and to wait for the upcoming ones too… Here’s the link to first week puzzle in case if you wish to start from here.

The first puzzle, called Robot, is something related Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22, 2008 at 6:16 pm

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