What’s your favorite thing about competitive programming?
It provides unknown algorithms, ideas, and data structures.
How did you start out in competitive programming?
Seminar of college.
What is your most memorable SRM and why?
What’s your favorite Topcoder SRM problem and why?
From recent days, SRM 735 Div1 Hard.
Who do you think is the most fierce or talented coder at Topcoder and why?
What do you do when not working?
I spend my time solving and reviewing problems, watching vtuber, eating good meals, and sleeping.
Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
Hatchobori or at home.
If you could give your past self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Take care of your teeth, and study English more.
What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
I don’t listen to any music during working because it often prevents me from thinking.
What is the dream project you want to build, design, or solve for?
I feel uncomfortable that the process of competitive programmer’s, incuding me, inspiring ideas of solution is indecisive. I would like to make it more decisive.
What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Don’t feel down when you don’t perform well in a contest. You should try to think why.
What does Topcoder mean to you?
The mine of ideas and solutions.
How does it feel to be a first time TCO Finalist?
Happy. But, I feel blue since I’m quite sure that my rating will go down.
What are you most looking forward to at your first-ever TCO Finals?
Enjoying and recording the travel.