podcast February 22, 2022

Finally, an AI bot that can ace technical interview questions (Ep. 417)

What if AlphaCode could tackle your technical interview questions?
Avatar for Ben Popper
Director of Content

We chat about AlphaCode, the AI system created by DeepMind that performed better than 50% of humans on a set of competitive programming challenges. Plus, a comparison of Wall Street fraud to the NFT market and a celebration of Wordle’s big win for the indie developer.

Episode Notes

Learn more about AlphaCode here.

Check out an amazing video essay critiquing the NFT market, The Line Goes Up.

Read up on Josh Wardle, the developer who built Wordle for his partner to help pass the time during the pandemic, then sold it to The New York Times for a sweet seven figures.

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Avatar for Eira May
Content Writer
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