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    Moving end to IOI 2013

    by  • July 13, 2013 • Rose Maksoud, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The Closing Ceremony of IOI 2013 on Friday was both emotional and exciting. As they waited for the medals to be handed out, guests and competitors were treated to some outstanding performances by Australian groups. Silence fell amongst the crowd in Morris Hall at Brisbane’s Anglican Church Grammar School when an Aboriginal performing arts...

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    Bangladeshi brainiac Bristy is an inspiration for girls

    by  • July 12, 2013 • Melanie Keyte, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The International Olympiad in Informatics has traditionally been a male-dominated competition, a trend Bristy Sikder from Bangladesh is hoping to change. Bristy, who was the only female competitor to medal in the 2012 IOI, says she hopes to inspire other females to start competing in the prestigious computer-programming competition. “I think if anybody tries,...

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