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March 16, 2012
Google Announces Code Jam 2012 Registration Is Now Open
By Zach Walton
Code Jams are kind of like the Olympics for developers and programmers. It's a grueling days long competition to see who can solve the most challenging algorithms that the organizer of the event can throw at them. If that sounds like your kind of thing, Google wants to you to compete in their event.

Google announced yesterday on their blog that Code Jam 2012 registration is now open. Google's Code Jam has been going on since 2003 with this year's contest looking to be the biggest.

Makoto Soejima took home the first place prize last year. He had to get through various challenges and hardships such as building a house for kittens and helping Goro of Mortal Kombat fame through anger management. You may be wondering what any of these have to do with coding? Just check out the problem from the aforementioned Goro scenario and watch as your brain shuts down over what it just processed.

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