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AI, Blockchain, and Alexa: New themes fire the imagination of techies at TechGig Code Gladiators 2018
17/04/2018

 AI, Blockchain, and Alexa: New themes fire the imagination of techies at TechGig Code Gladiators 2018

 

As the code submissions gather steam at TechGig Code Gladiators 2018, it is the new themes like Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain which are witnessing encouraging participation. Here’s a quick report on all the action from India’s biggest coding arena.

 

New Delhi, April 17, 2018: For the IT community, coding competitions are more revered than any other festivals or celebrations. This is primarily more appropriate, as every coding contest brings along thousands of ambitious techies who give shape to unique and novel business solutions while displaying their combined coding prowess.

This is exactly the scene at India’s biggest hackathon, TechGig Code Gladiators 2018. TechGig Code Gladiators 2017 was honored with a coveted mention in Guinness World Record for participation numbers, beating China’s Baidu. This year too, organisers are vying for bigger laurels as participants have started submitting their codes. The Coding Contest alone has already attracted more than 72,000 registrations till date.

Some of the new and exciting themes in this year’s Code Gladiators that have been well-received by participants include Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Amazon Alexa, and Cloud Computing.Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning themes have witnessed maximum submissions so far. Other popular themes include Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), E-Commerce and Big Data at the TechGigCode Gladiators 2018.

RamathreyaKrishnamurthi, Business Head, TimesJobs and TechGig is confident that new themes will broaden the scope of innovation for participants. “We have introduced the currently trending technologies as this year’s themes. These themes will open new realms of innovation and experimentation to the participants. I am sure that these valuable submissions shall become the highlight of TechGig Code Gladiators 2018 season,” he says.

The enthusiasm of the participants has grown multiple-fold, as TechGig Code Gladiators 2018 has unveiled what’s in store for the winners. The coveted winners will take home worthycash prizes of Rs75 Lakhs in total. While the champion wins Rs 2.5 Lacs, over 8 runners-up shall be rewarded with an average of Rs. 1.00 Lac and more. The Coding Arena also recognises top 5000 winners with multiple prizes and gift vouchers. With added surprises, gifts, recognition and multiple opportunities to showcase the talent, Code Gladiators 2018 is beholding a stupendous excitement. 

Deloitte is the presenting sponsor of TechGig Code Gladiators 2018 and is equally excited about the

new edition at Code Gladiators. “Deloitte was adjudged the ‘Coding Powerhouse of India’ in 2017.

This being our second year of association with the TechGig Code Gladiators championship, we are

excited about the possibilities it will bring, in providing our practitioners with a platform to compete

amongst the large organisations, as well as in continuing to identify niche skills in the marketplace.

Our comprehensive learning and development strategy focuses on equipping our people with the

latest in tools and techniques, which helps them develop solutions that are cutting-edge and

competitive and drive greater client service excellence,” says SriniKomanduri, Senior Director in

Consulting, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP.

 

Capture all the latest action of Code Gladiators 2018 here https://www.techgig.com/codegladiators
The site also has complete details on themes, latest participation numbers and prize money.

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