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Heya,

I recently heard about and found this site for the programmers among us.


http://projecteuler.net/

About Project Euler

Leonhard
      Euler (1707-1783)

What is Project Euler?

Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve. Although mathematics will help you arrive at elegant and efficient methods, the use of a computer and programming skills will be required to solve most problems.

The motivation for starting Project Euler, and its continuation, is to provide a platform for the inquiring mind to delve into unfamiliar areas and learn new concepts in a fun and recreational context.


Who are the problems aimed at?

The intended audience include students for whom the basic curriculum is not feeding their hunger to learn, adults whose background was not primarily mathematics but had an interest in things mathematical, and professionals who want to keep their problem solving and mathematics on the edge.


Can anyone solve the problems?

The problems range in difficulty and for many the experience is inductive chain learning. That is, by solving one problem it will expose you to a new concept that allows you to undertake a previously inaccessible problem. So the determined participant will slowly but surely work his/her way through every problem.

TTYL,

MJR



On 7/23/2011 10:25 PM, Mikies Runs Baal wrote:
Bill,

Never heard of this site before, but well  worth a 2nd look and bookmarking.

MJR

On 7/23/2011 7:04 PM, Bill Kendrick wrote:
Seen on SF-LUG:

----- Forwarded message from Grant Bowman<grantbow@partimus.org>  -----

Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:06:43 -0700
From: Grant Bowman<grantbow@partimus.org>
Subject: [sf-lug] Khan Academy starts a Computer Science playlist
To: SF-LUG<sf-lug@linuxmafia.com>, OLPC SF<olpc-sf@lists.laptop.org>,
         discussion@lists.partimus.org

This is forwarded from the Humbolt LUG.

Grant

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "John Hauser"<jhauser@pobox.com>
Date: Jul 18, 2011 11:25 AM
Subject: [linux] Khan Academy starts a Computer Science playlist
To: "HumLUG"<linux@redwood.humboldt.edu>

any of you who've attended recent monthly meetings have heard me
blather on about the Khan Academy and it's founder Sal Khan.
http://www.khanacademy.org

now he's turning his focus to Computer Science and has produced a
series of videos about learning python and some simple computer
science topics.

if you're interested in learning python at your own pace, check out
the Computer Science playlist:
http://www.khanacademy.org/#computer-science

----- End forwarded message -----

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