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Jingbo Shang

What is the most interesting project you copiloted at Topcoder and why?
Many Data Science Marathons. They are all real-world, interesting problems.

What is your most memorable Topcoder challenge and why?
A recent NER challenge, which is related to my own research.

Is Topcoder your full time job and if so, why does it work for you?
No, not full-time. More like a hobby. I would like to see real-world problems.

What do you do when not working?
Playing basketball and watching TV series.

Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
Champaign, IL.

What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
Piano Solos.

What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Good luck and have fun.

What are you most excited about for this year’s TCO Finals?
See many old and new friends.

Do you strive to be at TCO every year and if so, why does it matter to you?
Yes, it’s like a party. A big crowd of friends sharing similar interests.

What was your secret to getting a ticket for the TCO finals more than once?
Work hard.