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August 16, 2017

Theme Round – Hacking and Computer Security

devadutta @ 12:07 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1502885270 ) Play
2017-08-21

Theme round! Next few questions will be focused on hacking and computer security. Broadly.

In one of the earliest known instances of “hacking”, Person 1 (below) hacked a public demo of 2’s invention to show that it was not “safe and secure” as claimed 2. Identify 1.

Cracked by: Dibyo , Sumanth Patlolla , Supritha Maiya and Tej

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

August 15, 2017

Hash with 18 leading zeros

devadutta @ 3:42 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1502811754 ) Play
2017-08-21

Connect. Also, don’t forget to get free stickers.

Cracked by: Sumanth Patlolla and s m muneer ali

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

August 13, 2017

10 Years!

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2017-08-18

Boiledbeans turned 10 years old today! We have printed some nifty Boiledbeans stickers. Fill the form below and we will send you some!

Question for today: Identify this spacecraft, also launched 10 years ago.

Sticker form – Fill this to get some boiledbeans stickers

Cracked by: Dibyo , Tej , Shwetha Maiya , Sumanth Patlolla , s m muneer ali and Supritha Maiya

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

June 27, 2017

Silicon Bunny

devadutta @ 2:25 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1498573559 ) Play
2017-07-02

Enough of that algorithms round. A simple question today.

Who is in that white bunny suit? Bonus points if you explain the significance of this event.

Cracked by: Sumanth Patlolla , s m muneer ali and Dibyo

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

May 20, 2017

Definitely not in set

devadutta @ 10:50 am, GMT +0000 ( 1495277425 ) Play
2017-05-26

Continuing our Algorithm themed round is this plaintext question. This eponymous algorithm, made famous by Google and Akamai is used widely in databases, search engines and data analytics platforms to find if an element exists in a set or not. Which algorithm are we talking about?

Hint:

Cracked by: Dibyo and Dibyo

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

May 5, 2017

The Happening

devadutta @ 12:06 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1493986012 ) Play
2017-05-10

Continuing our Algorithm themed questions.

This man wanted to figure out the best way to lay out an electricity network in his country and came up with one of the most commonly used graph algorithms. Which algorithm are we talking about? Bonus points for identifying him.

Cracked by: Andy and Sumanth Patlolla

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

May 2, 2017

Another Theme Round

devadutta @ 9:54 am, GMT +0000 ( 1493718868 ) Play
2017-05-07

A slightly different theme round. Following N questions will all be connected to some algorithm or the other. Since I have given out the theme, I will make the questions slightly obscure.

Connect to an algorithm

Cracked by: Dibyo , Andy , Shwetha Maiya and Sumanth Patlolla

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

April 24, 2017

Season 4

devadutta @ 9:52 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1493070767 ) Play
2017-04-30

Answer to the second part of this question is the answer to the Convoluted Theme.

Before this place sold tomatoes by the pound, it housed one of the most important companies that shaped modern technology. Which company are we talking about?

To crack the convoluted theme, find out what is blacked out on this board. Bonus points for telling us where you can find this board.

 

Cracked by: Dibyo , s m muneer ali and Sumanth Patlolla

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

April 23, 2017

This is how it all started

devadutta @ 9:14 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1492982084 ) Play
2017-04-29

Continuing our convoluted connect round.

What is this?

About the theme, Sumanth Patlolla: Think bigger. Much bigger.

Cracked by: s m muneer ali , Sumanth Patlolla and Dibyo

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

April 22, 2017

Transfer the resistance

devadutta @ 10:11 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1492899075 ) Play
2017-04-28

This is probably going to give up the Convoluted theme.

Fill in the blanks. World’s first _________________

Cracked by: Prasad , Dibyo , Sumanth Patlolla and s m muneer ali

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

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