• Moving on: IOI 2014 planned for Taipei

    by  • July 12, 2013 • 1 Comment

    After a successful 2013 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), thoughts now turn to the 2014 event in Taipei, Taiwan. Touring ambassador for Taiwan, William Hsu, has been observing the Brisbane Olympiad in Informatics and has learnt a lot to take into next year’s event. Mr Hsu already has a picture of what to expect...

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    Brisbane 2013: Four years in the making

    by  • July 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Professor Peter Taylor’s job is almost done. He has been working since 2009 to prepare for this week’s International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) competition. As chair of the 2013 organising committee, Prof Taylor has been overseeing the organisation of this year’s event since the beginning. He has also just retired as Executive Director of...

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    Kim the commentator – obsessed by the IOI

    by  • July 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

    IOI Commentator, Eljakim “Kim” Schrijvers playing his Nintendo 3DS. Credit: Timothy Yuen   Eljakim Schrijvers, better known as “Kim” the IOI commentator, excitedly asked if we had a Nintendo 3DS as he invited us into his production room. Playing games on his 3DS is one of his hobbies – along with getting “hyper” about...

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