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Played Challenges

Remove line numbers - 82 entries

From http://web.archive.org/web/20140831121704/http://dirac.org/linux/gdb/02a-Memory_Layout_And_The_Stack.php#investigatingthestackwithgdb.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #14 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 3
Easier Align - 188 entries

Align the columns of a markdown table

  • Best score: 57
  • Best player score: 320
  • Position: #54 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paste a column after a column - 1676 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #62 / 366
  • Number of attempts: 7
Tabbed Table to Python Array - 486 entries

Not payed by the hour? So make it fast ;-) The table contains the relative occurencies of bigrams (two consecutive letters) in 1/100,000 in the german language, copy-pasted from http://www.mathe.tu-freiberg.de/~hebisch/cafe/kryptographie/bigramme.html

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #75 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS exam question - 1275 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 84
  • Position: #234 / 347
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat symbols in list - 1210 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #128 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 5
Matthew Finlayson
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First year PhD at @nlp_usc | Former predoc at @allen_ai on @ai2_aristo | Harvard 2021 CS & Linguistics

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